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I recently checked my crankcase oil with the bike standing straight up I couldn't see any oil in the Primary crankcase. I had the clutch cover off when looking for the oil level. So naturally I wanted to bring it up to normal according to the manual. I poured in 28 oz. of oil. According to my owners manual the capacity is 26 oz. This would seem to indicate my Primary Crankcase was empty, whats up????????:D
 

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Hippo, Are your absolutely sure that crankcase would hold twice the required amount of oil recommended in the ownes manual. I would think that it would be running out on the ground if I put 54 oz. in it. By the way, the Derby cover you are refering to is the same as the clutch inspection cover isn't it? Thanks
 

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Straydog, That's what I was afraid of. I put 28 ounces in the Crankcase. It was only after adding this amount of oil that I could see it at the bottom of the clutch. I think someone forgot to add oil at the factory and the bike was shipped to the dealer who also failed to inspect or check the oil level. I road the bike for two weeks (500 miles) before I added this oil so I might have been riding without any oil in the Primary for those 500 miles. To my way of thinking, if it was at the proper level when I picked the bike up and I added an additional 28 ounces it would have been running out of the Clutch cover or have submerged a good portion of the clutch.
 

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Just want to thank everyone for their reply's. Hippo was right on the mark. I had overfilled it according to the dealer. They pulled the crankcase and found "NO" damage and measured the oil coming out at 54 ounces which would mean I put to much in there. Thanks again for all your reply's. :)
 
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