where oh where did the oil go?

Randy Grein randygrein at comcast.net
Tue Oct 2 22:13:20 PDT 2007

It's a secret place called the street Tristan.

Randy Grein, WMRRA #41

On Oct 2, 2007, at 4:44 PM, Konneker, Tristan R wrote:

> I've never (on 5 SV's) had one use any oil, but I've blown up 3 motors
> (bone stock) with under 5K on them...I'd love to know the secret to
> getting 80K out of one!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John [mailto:spam at onlineconcepts.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2007 7:12 PM
> To: sv650 at micapeak.com
> Subject: Re: where oh where did the oil go?
> Jo Rhett wrote:
>> So before I left for Infineon I had 2/3rds full showing in the  
>> window.
>> 4 15min practices on Friday. 1 practice, 2 races on Sunday.  That's
>> not a lot of time.
>> Oil is quite a bit below the window. [...]
> My stock '99 SV will start out on Saturday with oil at the top fill
> line. After two long track days in Florida heat at Jennings GP, the  
> oil
> drops just below the bottom fill line. The motor has 80,000 miles, and
> I'm sure it's blowing by the rings.
> -John
> '99 SV650
> '98 VFR800
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