Author Topic: œil level window lighting  (Read 553 times)

Offline sig

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œil level window lighting
« on: May 20, 2019, 11:47:19 pm »

Hello

IN TEST PHASE

Tired of having to take a flashlight every time to control my oil level  :-\ :-\ :-\


So I installed an LED 12V strip with a switch  ;) ;) ;)

















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Re: œil level window lighting
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2019, 09:27:13 am »
That is a nice little feature. I have to use my phone flashlight everytime I look down there.

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Re: œil level window lighting
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2019, 07:27:51 pm »
there's a window to check oil level?

just kidding Sig, nice job. 8)

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Re: œil level window lighting
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2019, 11:10:11 pm »
Sig:

It has been a while! Good to see you posting again :)

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Re: œil level window lighting
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2019, 09:19:32 am »
I have been sick  Rick Hall

Offline FTB530

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Re: œil level window lighting
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2019, 11:06:31 am »
I usually check my oil in the daylight!

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Re: œil level window lighting
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2019, 09:53:19 am »
Getting the bike level is tougher than seeing the level. 8)
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Re: œil level window lighting
« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2019, 02:52:50 pm »
When I had a C10 I only looked at it after the oil change.  It never used any oil.  Same with the C14.  But a good idea with the light, though.
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Re: œil level window lighting
« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2019, 09:57:03 am »
When I had a C10 I only looked at it after the oil change.  It never used any oil.  Same with the C14.  But a good idea with the light, though.

I agree- change oil, add 4.75 qts. Fuggetaboutit. Go 5,000 miles, repeat. Fuggetaboutit. Never had a Kawasaki use any oil no matter how many miles.

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Re: œil level window lighting
« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2019, 02:50:55 pm »
I agree- change oil, add 4.75 qts. Fuggetaboutit. Go 5,000 miles, repeat. Fuggetaboutit. Never had a Kawasaki use any oil no matter how many miles.

UMMMMM....

you are posting this in the C10 area... so please, understand, that's a bit of an "overfill" for a C10...

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Re: œil level window lighting
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2019, 07:53:27 pm »
UMMMMM....

you are posting this in the C10 area... so please, understand, that's a bit of an "overfill" for a C10...

Whoopsie daisy, my bad.

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Re: œil level window lighting
« Reply #11 on: May 25, 2019, 07:58:18 pm »
there's a window to check oil level?

just kidding Sig, nice job. 8)

Just for shits and giggles, put the bike on the center stand when cold and start it looking into the oil window- and be amazed how long it takes for the oil to reappear and start circulating..

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Re: œil level window lighting
« Reply #12 on: May 26, 2019, 06:03:30 pm »
Just for shits and giggles, put the bike on the center stand when cold and start it looking into the oil window- and be amazed how long it takes for the oil to reappear and start circulating..


OOOOPSIE... bad word time out...



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