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techtalk:ref:oil10 [2019/06/22 05:34]
hippysmack [Wet Sumping]
techtalk:ref:oil10 [2019/08/17 23:15] (current)
hippysmack [Wet Sumping]
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   * [[techtalk:​ref:​engmech04|Evo Crankcase Pressure]]   * [[techtalk:​ref:​engmech04|Evo Crankcase Pressure]]
   * [[techtalk:​ref:​oil05#​engine_and_primary_oil_system_modifications|Engine and Primary Oil System Modifications]]   * [[techtalk:​ref:​oil05#​engine_and_primary_oil_system_modifications|Engine and Primary Oil System Modifications]]
 +  * [[techtalk:​ref:​engmech05#​breather_venting_relocation|Breather Venting / Relocation]]
  
 Wet sumping is a condition between the flywheels and the scavenge passage. \\ Wet sumping is a condition between the flywheels and the scavenge passage. \\
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   * Overfilling the oil tank can increase wet sumping:   * Overfilling the oil tank can increase wet sumping:
     * If you fill the tank (improperly),​ this will result in too much oil in the engine. \\ It can also result in oil blowing out the oil tank cap or breather(s).     * If you fill the tank (improperly),​ this will result in too much oil in the engine. \\ It can also result in oil blowing out the oil tank cap or breather(s).
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 +**Lower oil level in the tank after a hard ride**. \\
 +A good way to tell if your engine is wet sumping (during a hard ride) is to check the oil level right after a leisurely ride. ((NRHS Sales of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=1738909&​highlight=Oil+Usage)) \\
 +Then go out and thrash the Hell out of the bike, immediately shut the bike off and check the oil level again. \\
 +If it is a lot lower, then it is wet sumping. \\
  
 **A sudden loss of power while riding**. \\ **A sudden loss of power while riding**. \\