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post #1 of 5 Old 02-23-2009, 06:57 PM Thread Starter
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Dirty Sight Glass

I am kooking to buy a KLR 650.
Looked at one but the inside of the sight glass was white. Tried scraping off the outside but the color was definetly in the inside.
Any sugestions??
Thanks.
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post #2 of 5 Old 02-23-2009, 11:38 PM
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Take it for a ride and get the motor warm and it will clear up. It's just some condensation mixed in with the oil. No big deal.
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post #3 of 5 Old 03-02-2009, 03:13 PM
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if it doesnt clear.... pass on the bike. It would of had water in the case and most likely have ruined or about to be ruined cam journals.

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come awn... it's not far...it'll be fun..

sorry I can't....... I'm fishing today
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post #4 of 5 Old 03-02-2009, 03:20 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the information. I passed on that bike for other reasons and found a like new red and black 04 model.
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post #5 of 5 Old 03-02-2009, 03:28 PM
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Well then you've got the fastest model of them all then !


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sorry I can't....... I'm fishing today
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