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TechPoet

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K75 Transmission Oil Level Check
« on: April 11, 2013, 04:48:11 PM »

 What do people use to hack (fabricate) a dipstick for K bike transmissions?
I do not have the BMW factory shock adjuster - PO put on a Progressive shock and there is a wrench for that.

I have a Clymers and grasp that the measurement needs to be 116mm from lip of the fill.

I made one out of coat hanger and couldn't see the oil line (good clean oil).

I used a white plastic knife, and though I can see the oil at about the right line, I've already put ~30oz +/-
Either:
  • I didn't accurately measure from container how much oil went in
  • I didn't get an accurate reading from my picnic dip stick
  • There's leak which isn't ending up on the driveway or the lower area of the bike
  • Aliens are involved




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Re: K75 Transmission Oil Level Check
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2013, 07:11:59 PM »

The K100 fluid amount was around 850ml.  A bottle of gear oil is about 960ml.  I took out 110ml from a fresh bottle and dumped the rest into the gear box.  I measured using a long screw driver and was in the ball park.
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Re: K75 Transmission Oil Level Check
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2013, 07:57:10 PM »

I use a plastic chopstick...

From the bottom of the stick, measure upwards 10mm and scribe a line around it.

From that line, measure upwards 116mm and scribe another line around the stick. This lines-up with the filler hole.

The oil level should be between the bottom scribed line and the bottom of the chopstick.

You can easily see the oil level.
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Re: K75 Transmission Oil Level Check
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2013, 07:38:22 AM »

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