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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 07-06-2014, 03:16 PM Thread Starter
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What is this??

I've noticed what seems like condensation here after riding. Anyone have this happen or know why or what is the cause.
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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 07-06-2014, 03:21 PM
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looks like oil mist, some do it worse than others, its from the head breathers that go into the back of your air cleaner. Pull the air cleaner cover and see it the element is oil soaked .
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Thanks for the response Eagle. Any idea how to stop it from happening?

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Thanks for the response Eagle. Any idea how to stop it from happening?

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Don't fill your oil to the top. Add oil till the level is in the middle of the filld area, not the top.

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Thanks for the info Big_gary.
I used the proper amount of oil, I'll keep an eye on the level next oil change

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Looks awful fine, with no oil beading? You should do the taste test..saltly- you rode by the coast or Sl'ut, green taste- Rainforest, DDT- thru the Mid-west irrigation, fishy- around New Oleans, like piss- to close to the brothel or the alley's in NY
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Some people will put something in the bottom of the air cleaner housing to absorb any oil that may end up there but as mentioned the easiest way to prevent is to leave your oil level around 1/2 quart low .
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Looks awful fine, with no oil beading? You should do the taste test..saltly- you rode by the coast or Sl'ut, green taste- Rainforest, DDT- thru the Mid-west irrigation, fishy- around New Oleans, like piss- to close to the brothel or the alley's in NY
Now that was funny. Thanks Reds. Your observations are always on point.

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but as mentioned the easiest way to prevent is to leave your oil level around 1/2 quart low .
Will this cause any harm to the engine

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Looks awful fine, with no oil beading? You should do the taste test..saltly- you rode by the coast or Sl'ut, green taste- Rainforest, DDT- thru the Mid-west irrigation, fishy- around New Oleans, like piss- to close to the brothel or the alley's in NY
I may need a giant bike condom hahaha

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