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I just picked mine up a couple days ago and today was the first day I was able to get away from work and put about 150 miles on it. In normal fashion, I checked the oil after my first good run and when I unscrewed the plug, oil came running out. I did find that there is a jiffy check line and a center stand check line, but I have always checked my bike warm. This can't be normal, thoughts?
 

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I just picked mine up a couple days ago and today was the first day I was able to get away from work and put about 150 miles on it. In normal fashion, I checked the oil after my first good run and when I unscrewed the plug, oil came running out. I did find that there is a jiffy check line and a center stand check line, but I have always checked my bike warm. This can't be normal, thoughts?
Sound like a definite oil overfill. If the tech went by the manual and put in the recommend 4.75 qts. that's the problem. I could only get close to 4.0 qts in on my first oil change. You need to drain some out.
 

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Thanks. It basically ended up draining itself while it was hot, I just stuck a drip pan under and popped the cap off. I then leaned it over some to expel a little more and warm reading is correct on the dipstick while on the jiffy stand.
 
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