I'm an idiot

David Beard davidebeard at comcast.net
Tue May 12 18:04:47 PDT 2009

   I just shared your email with Dave Daniels and he recommended Gunk oil
   flush  ;-)
   Not really.
   If the engine is still running good, and just the oil light is coming on, I
   wouldn't  rush  to conclusions. May just be the oil pressure sensor or
   something simple. Is it blowing smoke when you run it? Maybe just a couple
   of oil changes might get you back in business.
   Dave B
   dominatr37 wrote:

     Well I did about the stupidest f'n thing you can do yesterday. remember my
     post about how happy I was that everything went so well on the valve
     adjustment? Well yeah it went wonderful, except that I'm kicking myself in
     the ass right now for NOT removing the shop towels that were shoved in the
     cam chain hole... So what motors fit these bikes? It was running so nicely
     too. Still is actually but the oil light is on. I dumped the oil , pulled
     the valve cover again, cleaned out everything I could find, and still the
     oil light is on. I don't want to dump 2 grand into this bike on a rebuild.
     So I'm going to look for a used motor . I know we've said the heads have
     to be retained on whatever motor we put in there. But what will work?
     Zx11? ZRX1200? I'm an idiot...
     Ralph L. Angelo Jr.
     Author of "Help! they're all out to get me!
     The motorcyclists guide to surviving the everyday world."
     ISBN# 1-4137-6187-9
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