amazing discovery!!!!

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  1. Alpal

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    Hi All,.......Was at my dealers on Tuesday and while waiting for my Scout's release from the workshop I ambled over to check out the FTR 1200,.......I checked this, I checked that, the usual oohhh's and aaahhh's and stuff and then I saw it!,.....an absolutely show stopping, mind blowing visual experience!!!!:eek::eek::):):cool::p:D:rolleyes:;):):),....has anyone else noticed the absolutely fantastic oil level sight glass on the right side of the motor??????:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::):):):),.....It's brilliant and I want one on my Scout!!:),.....but of course the casings are probably different so look at it and weep Scout owners,........
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    Have you seen it @thumper? ,.....What a blessing it would be on your big sister!!!!!
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    I’ve seen the FTR but never really “looked” at it, or any other models really. That said, I think it’s a fantastic idea as long as it doesn’t leak. I seem to remember some brands having problems in the past with sight glasses, BMW comes to mind. I think my Suzuki T-500 Titan had a sight glass for the oil level.
     
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    It was on my Ducati 2007 mulitstrada yes good idea and no leaks.
     
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    As much as I dislike all the sensors on modern motorcycles, I wouldn’t mind having one that lets me know the oil level is at or below the “add” mark on the dip stick as opposed to only one that tells me when the level is to the point of potentially causing engine damage. Maybe a light that when the engine is cold and on the kickstand, when the power button or key is turned on would tell you it’s a quart low.
     
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    My VS800 Intruder has a sight glass also and likewise no leaks from the glass,....
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    Like this? It's great and not likely to leak makes it clear though.
     

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    Ain't it beautiful?,.......
     
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    I like that much more than the little round ones I remember.
     
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    I concur,.......
     
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    How's ya tires ?, Done. Oil?, looks sweet. Let's Ride
     
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