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- From: Bill Moss <bill.moss@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2007 16:30:00 -0400
- Subject: oil consumption
I have run my 1998 R11RT on Mobil-1 since its first oil change. The bike
has spent most of its 66,000 mile life running on two lane blacktop
(55-65mph) and on the super slab at 75+mph. I use and have always used
approx. 200cc of oil between changes (4,000 miles). My oil temperature
runs 5 bars on the RID with the occasional 6 bars in traffic or at high
speeds. This is well within the normal operating specifications for a
synthetic oil; five bars is approx. 105 Celsius and six is approx. 130
C. Other lubricants may have a higher vapor pressure at these
temperatures and therefore suffer greater loss.
William (Bill) Moss
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