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How much oil does your Vision use?
« on: April 29, 2004, 04:20:06 PM »
My consumption "seems" minimal at worst..High speed (freeway) operation makes it somewhat worse, around town (varing speeds) makes it better.  I use 20w-50 Castrol "motorcycle oil" Does viscosity make any differance in your expirence?


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Re: How much oil does your Vision use?
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2004, 05:20:03 PM »
I hope to find out this weekend ?;D.  Sorry I'm no help.

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Re: How much oil does your Vision use?
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2004, 05:36:15 PM »
I can't say how much mine uses but the volume drop between changes is negligible.  Definitely much less than 1qt. per 1000 miles.  I don't ride it hard very much and only have about 7000 miles total on it.  I've never had to add any oil between changes.
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Re: How much oil does your Vision use?
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2004, 06:18:32 PM »
The only way I lose oil is from leaking gaskets...   :P

Other that that it uses ZERO oil.  ;D
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Re: How much oil does your Vision use?
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2004, 08:41:52 PM »
Mine leaks just enough to make the bike attract every spec of dust in San Diego. I have to wash it 3 times between oil changes.Never have to add between then though.No blue smoke.I do however ride the thing as hard as she will take.Like I tell the guys in the Navy,"It's like a 23 year old girlfriend,she has to be ridden and every once in a while,ridden HARD.


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