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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 7th, 2006, 10:49 am Thread Starter
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Quick drain

Anyone have one of these installed on their scoot?

If so, any quirks/problems?

Black 2002 K1200RS - "The Beast" (over 100k miles)
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 7th, 2006, 1:35 pm
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Looks handy, but with the k drain plug being on the bottom of the bike it seems as though there would not be room under there for a coupling, hose and container. If you try it, let me know how it works.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 7th, 2006, 4:06 pm
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I had one of the first diesel cage before they got round to bigger sumps and synth. oil so needed an oil change every 3.5K miles. I fitted my own adaptor to the sump plug a bit like this one but had a hose which was clipped inside the hood well above the sump level. It was great, no valves needed, I used to unclip the hose and just drain the oil straight into the oil tray. The K bike would probably need a right angle version if they make one. I'd like to know more about their valve.

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old Sep 23rd, 2006, 4:10 pm
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Anyone know what is the size of the crankcase drain plug? i have Fumotos on everything else i own and love them.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old Sep 23rd, 2006, 7:39 pm
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never mind, found it....M18x1.5
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old Sep 25th, 2006, 11:42 pm
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Wow. Thanks for the lead. Let us know details. Looks like a handy gizmo. Cheers.
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old Sep 26th, 2006, 7:46 am
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pulling the drain plug on the K is the easy part....the filter cover is where the mess is....belly pan sucks....what would be great is to make an hole in the bottom of the pan that had a nice cover that fitted flush with the pan...that would be the best!
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