Amsoil change


#1
I made the switch to Amsoil 10x40 today. No big deal, just a standard oil change but here is the wierd part. After changing the filter I put in 3.5 quarts like the manual says. I started the engine and let her run for a few minutes then shut it down and checked the oil.(I'm in my garage on level ground :-) ) The oil level meter hits just about the "low" indicator on the glass. I repeated the above a couple of times and it does not change the oil level. Sooooo I put the .5 quarts of oil that I had remaining into the bike and now the oil level reads full.

Anyone else run into this? What should I trust the oil level indicator or the manual?
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#6
+1 from me, too

4 quarts

And always go with what you can see for yourself instead of what someone five thousand miles away wrote in the manual. No one reads the instructions anyway, right?
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That's more like just a "suggestion."
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Turbo-Torch

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#10
It's almost 4 quarts with a new filter. The factory shop manual gives the correct amount which proves the user manual included with the bike is wrong.
 

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