Thread: Rubbermount_EVO Opinions-checking oil level 2006 1200L
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Old 4th August 2021
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No disagreements needed.
Never check the oil level on a cold engine.
See Overfilling the Oil Tank in the Sportsterpedia.
http://www.sportsterpedia.com/doku.p...king_oil_level

As for the lean, try it for yourself.
Check the oil level on the stand, then stand the bike straight up and check it.
The level isn't going to change that much. So...…………

As for your oil tank (it's a bad design).
Most 04-09 owners will probably tell you to run the oil at the bottom mark.
This is because of the poor oil tank design.
See 2004-Up Oil Tank Leak Issue for more information on the that.
http://www.sportsterpedia.com/doku.p...ank_leak_issue
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