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1986 Yamaha 225 MOTO 4 Oil Level

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I have been checking the motor oil on my 86 moto4 200 by just sticking it into the case and not screwing it in. Not sure if its correct but never had an oil issue yet

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If it has a screw in thread i usually screw it all the way in..

Update.. I was wrong. LOL I looked up the manual and it says to lay the dipstick on top of threads,Guess i been doing to wrong all this time.. :( Still had no trouble..

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I have a 86 moto4 200. I got it when i was a kid and it still lives. My first ever oil change I drained the oil and like a good boy filled the oil to the top of the dipstick. Thought thats what the manual said. 4 and a half quarts i dumped in then went for a ride. Bout 100 ft down the road the bike started puking oil at me. I was drenched and my father beat my ass good for not reading right, getting oil all over the driveway and wasting oil..... Never did that again

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I have a 86 moto4 200. I got it when i was a kid and it still lives. My first ever oil change I drained the oil and like a good boy filled the oil to the top of the dipstick. Thought thats what the manual said. 4 and a half quarts i dumped in then went for a ride. Bout 100 ft down the road the bike started puking oil at me. I was drenched and my father beat my ass good for not reading right, getting oil all over the driveway and wasting oil..... Never did that again

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easier to get a chuckle out of that story now, but it must have been devastating when you did it back then. i had a couple friends that washed their dads' car before the dad took it downtown to fill up at the gas station. little did the dad know, but being a 'good kid' and not knowing any different, my buddy filled the gas tank up with the water hose he was using to wash the car... :huh:

moral of stories are >>> $hit happens ... :yes:

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I can laugh now but yes i was panicing. Where the oil came out of im not sure. Probably a breather i never noticed.

On a side note i lost the manual in the move and havent changed the oil in years until recently. Id go years without any maintenance. Still starts right up and can pull wheelies still

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On a side note i lost the manual in the move and havent changed the oil in years until recently. Id go years without any maintenance. Still starts right up and can pull wheelies still

one explanation ... YAMAHA

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one explanation ... YAMAHA

:cute:

Yeah and you used to be able to have a dependable Ford truck but times have changed. Even new hondas arent what they used to be. Though i have to agree air cooled yammys and hondas as others are virtualy bulletproof

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