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post #1 of 31 Old 04-23-2013, 10:39 AM Thread Starter
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Copyright Mark Bakarich, 2004
Portions copyright Jim Hyman and Kawasaki Heavy Industries

Gen 1 Front Sheet
Gen 1 Rear Sheet (With Schematic)

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post #2 of 31 Old 04-23-2013, 02:46 PM
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One small correction; I believe the oil drain plug is actually 12 mm X 1.5, vs. 12 mm X 1.25, as shown.

C & G agrees:

http://www.magneticdrainplugs.com/ka...otorcycles.htm

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Oh, man! Do you have any idea what a pain it is to edit these things?

Alas, you are right, of course.

It's fixed.

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And because Willy's uses Amsoil it should be in the list too.

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I don't see what's so funny???? It is the best oil on the market.....spoken from personal experience and results.

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What's wrong with you guys!!?? You know how easy it is to get an OIL THREAD going!! CUT IT OUT
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"Rotella Synthetic oil is not synthetic. Nor is Mobil 1. And AMSOIL won't say." Tom said in an oily voice.

"Stand back!" Tom said vanishingly...

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"Rotella Synthetic oil is not synthetic. Nor is Mobil 1. And AMSOIL won't say." Tom said in an oily voice.

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Thanks for the warm welcome.

And Tom, those Cheat Sheets are priceless!
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