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Re: Oil capacity
« Reply #25 on: August 06, 2012, 12:11:14 am »
The power windows hot all the time, key or not? Absolutely fabulous! ......All cars should have the option to have windows hot with or without the key. Crank up/down windows never needed the key.
Thanks for making it easier to steal your Tundra, Dan.  When's the next time you're coming down to Mountain View?  :))

Nobody knows the windows are hot except people I know here. A short list of suspects for sure. Plus, you'd have to bust the window to get to the switch which sort of defeats the risk.

I was just down in Santa Clara last Friday, I run down there about once a week these days. The last project I was assigned to (with one other ME) took two years to develop and they sold enough instruments in one week (at $250,000 each) to cover the total R&D investment (which was NOT cheap). They're happy and I'm happy.

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Re: Oil capacity
« Reply #26 on: August 06, 2012, 12:22:06 am »
Checking my oil level is part of my everyday pre-ride check list right after tire pressure and lights. Should I not be doing this? ;D
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Re: Oil capacity
« Reply #27 on: August 06, 2012, 12:59:14 am »
Checking my oil level is part of my everyday pre-ride check list right after tire pressure and lights. Should I not be doing this? ;D
  Can if you want. I just put in 3 qts.,warm up the bike-- shut it off and ckeck the glass in an hour or so. If oil level is good an see no oil on the garage floor after a ride I may check the oil level every month or so. It's worked for 18 yrs.
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Re: Oil capacity
« Reply #28 on: August 06, 2012, 10:38:38 am »
Hello all:

Clymer manual misprint ?? 3.7L or 3.9q.  If the engine was designed to run using almost 4 quarts per the engineers that designed it
Then why would we only use 3.0 quarts?

I myself have never read the actual Kawasaki  technical manual  could someone please scan the specification page and post it.

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Re: Oil capacity
« Reply #29 on: August 06, 2012, 11:04:03 am »
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Clymer manual misprint ?? 3.7L or 3.9q.

Thats for a newly assembled motor, one thats never seen oil.
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Re: Oil capacity
« Reply #30 on: August 06, 2012, 09:24:05 pm »
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Clymer manual misprint ?? 3.7L or 3.9q.

Thats for a newly assembled motor, one thats never seen oil.
Yep...completely dry. No oil in cooler, pump, lines, puddled in the head, etc. Dry as a popcorn f@rt!
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Re: Oil capacity
« Reply #31 on: August 06, 2012, 10:27:21 pm »
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Clymer manual misprint ?? 3.7L or 3.9q.

Thats for a newly assembled motor, one thats never seen oil.
Yep...completely dry. No oil in cooler, pump, lines, puddled in the head, etc. Dry as a popcorn f@rt!
  Are they REALLY dry? :popcorncouple:
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Re: Oil capacity
« Reply #32 on: August 06, 2012, 11:12:06 pm »
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Clymer manual misprint ?? 3.7L or 3.9q.

Thats for a newly assembled motor, one thats never seen oil.
Yep...completely dry. No oil in cooler, pump, lines, puddled in the head, etc. Dry as a popcorn f@rt!
  Are they REALLY dry? :popcorncouple:
That's what they tell me!!  :)
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Re: Oil capacity
« Reply #33 on: August 06, 2012, 11:18:26 pm »
Clymer is wrong. There's so many misprints I'm surprised anyone uses it except for the pictures. There'a also some bad user supplied info. (yes - they actually contacted COG while developing the manual. And they actually trusted what some people who had no clue told them. Trouble is, they never came back to us for review before going to print)

And Dan - it's easy to pry the door frame put enough to get a probe in there to hit the window switch. No bustin' windows required.   :))
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