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TWinOKC

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Re: Oil leak
« Reply #15 on: November 19, 2012, 10:12:45 PM »
Just my 2 cents,

If you are overfull, it is easier (for me) to draw off the excess oil using an inexpensive hand held transfer pump than it is to pull the drain plug. 

You can get a transfer pump at Harbor Freight for about $4.00  They are very handy to have around the garage.
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Re: Oil leak
« Reply #16 on: November 19, 2012, 10:17:26 PM »
I can't get nuthin' right today!

LarsBloodbeard

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Re: Oil leak
« Reply #17 on: November 19, 2012, 11:10:42 PM »
Just my 2 cents,

If you are overfull, it is easier (for me) to draw off the excess oil using an inexpensive hand held transfer pump than it is to pull the drain plug. 

You can get a transfer pump at Harbor Freight for about $4.00  They are very handy to have around the garage.

I wonder if a turkey baster would work for that too...

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Re: Oil leak
« Reply #18 on: November 19, 2012, 11:40:47 PM »
Sure it would.  Just add a short length of vinyl hose to the tip and suck away! :)

I suppose your significant other would want the baster to be washed out sometime before cooking the turkey although I think any oil that costs over $44 per gallon would probably give the bird a little something extra! 

I can just hear it now,
"What did you do with this Turkey?  It's simply heavenly! "
"I really shouldn't but, do you mind if I have another piece? " ;D
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Re: Oil leak
« Reply #19 on: November 20, 2012, 01:49:19 PM »
This may be stupid, but how do you accomplish this?  I tried to get a number of different small flexible tubes down into the sump from the oil fill opening, but I couldn't manage it.  There was just too much mechanical junk in the way.  What am I missing?

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Re: Oil leak
« Reply #20 on: November 20, 2012, 03:24:17 PM »
.......There was just too much mechanical junk in the way.  What am I missing?

evidently nothing !    :P
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Re: Oil leak
« Reply #21 on: November 20, 2012, 03:26:13 PM »
A) Remove petrol tank.
B) Remove battery.
C) Invert motorcycle.

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