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well i was turning in, witha girl on the back, too slow, too much hill.

bike tipped over, i didn't even hit the ground, the bike ran for about 5-6 seconds before shutting down.

tipped it back up

NO SCRATCHES ON PLASTICS (i'll have to get pics) but vortex sliders and spools saved the MFin' day!!

right rearset took some, needs to be replaced

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now the engine is fubar, no oil pressure, oil light on, sounds like an engine with no oil in it over idle speed.

HOW

seriously the plastics didn't even touch, and the clutch cover is completely perfect. oil level is fine also.

its on its way to the dealership in about 10 minutes, but does anyone know what could be going on? would it have to do with it running on its side and some oil getting into like the airbox and the oil pump is jut not submerged anymore (though the level is fine in the window)? what gives?
 

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UPDATE
bike is at kawi, they are 2 weeks back [V]

here are some pics of the massive damage

this is why you buy vortex frame sliders (or any other ones that stick out as far) and spools.







 

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5-6 seconds? That's a long time. Today's bikes come with a tip over sensor which kills the bike almost immediately once the sensor reads that it's no longer upright.
 

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Did you try "burping" the oil filter? Maybe some air got pumped through the system while it was on its side and got some air in the filter.
 

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Originally posted by Roadrunner
Did you try "burping" the oil filter? Maybe some air got pumped through the system while it was on its side and got some air in the filter.
How does one "burp" an oil filter?
 

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Take off the left fairing and have the oil filter exposed. Next, loosen the oil filter to point that it is still on but not losing any oil and then re-tighten. Turn the bike on to check to see if oil light went out. Put back on the fairing and then go ride..:)
 

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yea loosem the filter, crank the bike til the light goes out and then retighten filter, happened to me, no damage but got worried shitless had the bike only 2 weeks. Checked this forum and it told me what to do.
Matt
 

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Yeah, I had a similar "spill" and chipped that peg in the same EXACT spot, must be its weak point. Cost me about $40 from the dealer, hope I didn't get too ripped. Retail on the part was $50 I think.
 

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okay im going down there tomorrow to try this out.

damnit i should have checked first, they were closing soon anyway.
 

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Originally posted by xXMaGNuSXx
5-6 seconds? That's a long time. Today's bikes come with a tip over sensor which kills the bike almost immediately once the sensor reads that it's no longer upright.
i think i have one of those "today's bikes" and it definitely didn't turn right off.
 

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That is not cool, as your tip over sensor should of turned the bike right away when it went on the ground...
The footpeg always breaks there as well, seems kawi rather leave you with a nub of a peg versus the whole assembly breaking...
 

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you call that damage? dude that stuff is nothing more than you helping your bike to develop a personality :D

damage is when you look at it and ask yourself "why the fuck did i do that stupid shit?" sorta like when you 12 oclock a bike cause you're riding a first gear standup in a parking lot and hit some trash laying on the ground.
 
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