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Old 02-15-2013, 02:10 PM   #676
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Originally Posted by Reaver View Post
With the bike running the oil level would be next to nothing. Remember also that the stator is surrounded by the rotor, which rotates? So any oil would be flung centrifugally (today's word) all over the hot stator, which just screams as anyone would in that situation.
Oil does not get flung on the stator which is inside the rotor. It's simply not possible. It gets flung away from it.
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