What is the Oil Capacity Of an 06 Busa?

Discussion in 'Maintenance and Do-It-Yourself' started by busasforlife, Aug 17, 2007.

  1. busasforlife

    busasforlife Registered

    Hey guys. This is my first oil change on my 06 Busa. And I read somewhere that it only had a 3.75 quart capacity. I just put 5 quarts into it and still cant see any. Have I added too much? I did drain it completely.
     
  2. Luvanicebum

    Luvanicebum Registered

  3. Luvanicebum

    Luvanicebum Registered

    Your not supposed to see it in the top of the filler like a lawnmower.
    You looking at the sight glass?.....as hard as it is for me to ask that...
     
  4. BA BUSA

    BA BUSA MotoGP Wannabe Donating Member

    When you change the oil and filter...warm up the engine first...right after a ride is a good time to do it. With the engine off [​IMG] drain the oil, allow at least 10 minutes...install a new filter, replace
    the drain plug (torque is 16.5 ft lbs), add four quarts of fresh oil. Warm the engine back up, shut it off and let it set a few minutes...with the bike on level ground and in the upright position the oil should be near the full mark on the sight glass.

    If you check the oil level with the bike on a rear stand you WILL GET A LOW READING...the bike should be on front and rear stands or BOTH tires on the ground [​IMG]
     
  5. BA BUSA

    BA BUSA MotoGP Wannabe Donating Member

    4 Quarts with a filter [​IMG]
     
  6. Wag

    Wag Evil Demon Busa Rider Donating Member

    I'm wondering if it's on the side stand.

    --Wag--
     
  7. BA BUSA

    BA BUSA MotoGP Wannabe Donating Member

    <div>
    (Wag @ Aug. 17 2007,18:48)</div><div id="QUOTEHEAD">QUOTE</div><div id="QUOTE">I'm wondering if it's on the side stand.

    --Wag--</div>
    Or he is checking it with the engine RUNNING [​IMG]

    We did have a guy that did that...couldn't figure out why his bike was using SO much oil [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. fstbusa

    fstbusa orange peel is caused by excessive speed Donating Member

    <div>
    (BA BUSA @ Aug. 17 2007,08:39)</div><div id="QUOTEHEAD">QUOTE</div><div id="QUOTE">4 Quarts with a filter [​IMG]</div>
    bingo! Thats what I do.
     
  9. BlueHaya

    BlueHaya I'm outta here!!!! Donating Member

    <div>
    (fstbusa @ Aug. 17 2007,22:17)</div><div id="QUOTEHEAD">QUOTE</div><div id="QUOTE"><div>
    (BA BUSA @ Aug. 17 2007,08:39)</div><div id="QUOTEHEAD">QUOTE</div><div id="QUOTE">4 Quarts with a filter  [​IMG]</div>
    bingo!  Thats what I do.</div>
    Buy it by the gallon and when you also change the filter pour it all in.
     
  10. BA BUSA

    BA BUSA MotoGP Wannabe Donating Member

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    (BlueHaya @ Aug. 17 2007,20:20)</div><div id="QUOTEHEAD">QUOTE</div><div id="QUOTE"><div>
    (fstbusa @ Aug. 17 2007,22:17)</div><div id="QUOTEHEAD">QUOTE</div><div id="QUOTE"><div>
    (BA BUSA @ Aug. 17 2007,08:39)</div><div id="QUOTEHEAD">QUOTE</div><div id="QUOTE">4 Quarts with a filter  [​IMG]</div>
    bingo!  Thats what I do.</div>
    Buy it by the gallon and when you also change the filter pour it all in.</div>
    BINGO...thats what I do [​IMG]
     
  11. Sloto200

    Sloto200 Off we go, into the wild blue yonder... Donating Member

    06 busa and 1st oil change... hope you bought it used and that you havent been riding it around with 5+ quarts of oil in it. I'm sure you probably did but next time you change your oil, dont forget to buy a new crush washer for the oil pan drain plug. It WILL leak on you if you keep reusing it.
     
  12. TXBusa05LE

    TXBusa05LE Registered

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    (BA BUSA @ Aug. 17 2007,20:31)</div><div id="QUOTEHEAD">QUOTE</div><div id="QUOTE"><div>
    (BlueHaya @ Aug. 17 2007,20:20)</div><div id="QUOTEHEAD">QUOTE</div><div id="QUOTE"><div>
    (fstbusa @ Aug. 17 2007,22:17)</div><div id="QUOTEHEAD">QUOTE</div><div id="QUOTE"><div>
    (BA BUSA @ Aug. 17 2007,08:39)</div><div id="QUOTEHEAD">QUOTE</div><div id="QUOTE">4 Quarts with a filter  [​IMG]</div>
    bingo!  Thats what I do.</div>
    Buy it by the gallon and when you also change the filter pour it all in.</div>
    BINGO...thats what I do  [​IMG]</div>
    Bingo...me too...
     
  13. nitrousjunkie

    nitrousjunkie Semper Fi !!!! Donating Member

    I always put 4 quarts.
     

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