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Author Topic: So what do you think is the weakest point on UCE bikes?  (Read 3378 times)

wildbill

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Re: So what do you think is the weakest point on UCE bikes?
« Reply #45 on: March 05, 2013, 01:24:20 AM »
Just checked it out on my 012 model  C5 and for the first time saw this.

2011 C5 black/chrome
2012 C5 maroon/chrome 
2013 B5 black
2014 Continental gt
2014 C5 tan/cheery - upgrades and work in progress

2004 mazda-speed miata
2001 bmw z3 2.2

Arizoni

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Re: So what do you think is the weakest point on UCE bikes?
« Reply #46 on: March 05, 2013, 03:32:52 AM »
Yup.  At are a plug alright. :)

I guess if my 2011 G5 had that plug I would remove it when I was changing oil but from its location I wouldn't expect to see much drain out.

That goes into the crankshaft housing and, as I recall, the little bit of oil that collects in that area gets thrown back into the transmission gears by the crankshaft flywheels.
Beyond that, this area of the crankcase doesn't communicate with the oil reserve.
Jim
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Re: So what do you think is the weakest point on UCE bikes?
« Reply #47 on: March 05, 2013, 04:31:10 AM »
I never noticed that on mine!! Let us know how much oil you get out of there.