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ok, this is going to sound really stupid....I just got a 2000 yamaha r1 and the oil light has come on and off a few times today. i see the little check guage, but i'm not sure what position the bike should be in to check it. if it's leaned over to the left on the stand, there's no oil in the little window....if i hold it up so it's level, the oil shows up at a good level. What is the proper way to check it? thanks... :twfrox:
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I know guys that might change oil once a year. The funny thing is. They both make plenty of money. I tell them it must be nice to make enough that you don't care about PM's because you can afford the big repair bills. :crazy:
No doubt Jeeps!!
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