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audibob

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Hi all,
the engine oil in my sight glass is very black although I changed it 5k ago. I would like to do an engine flush, are there any known problems doing this on these engines?
Thanks for any replies.
Bob


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2Back to top Go down   Engine flush advice wanted Empty Re: Engine flush advice wanted on Wed Apr 01, 2015 7:22 am

klompy the grey brick

klompy the grey brick
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use a good synthetic with high detergent...for a couple of thousand K's


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"Grace" 1984 K100RS Silver VIN 0019026 Mitt eine Staintune Zorst.
"Olivia" 1997 K1100LT Dark Grey VIN WB1052600W0237453.









Chassis number0019026
Vehicle code0503
SeriesK589
ModelK 100 RS 83 (0502 ( 0503 )
Body typeK 100 RS 83 (0502
Catalog modelECE
Production date1984 / 07
Engine0513)

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92KK 84WW Olaf

92KK 84WW Olaf
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@Klompy the grey brick wrote:use a good synthetic with high detergent...for a couple of thousand K's

+1.

The oil does go black very quickly, partly because the oil and filter change does leave some oil in galleries around the engine and also because of the combustion process.


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1992 K100LT 0193214 Bertha Alaska Blue 101,000 miles
1984 K100RT 0022575 Brutus Baja Red bought 36,000 now 89,150 miles
1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 58,645 now 98,780 miles
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell No 32,600 miles
    

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