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oil in the airbox

what makes oil go in the airbox, whats the fix other then putting a catch can from the case hose to the air box??????????

Didnt start untill i put a head\cam on my bike not alot of oil BUT some oil
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There is probably too much. What is the oil level showing in the window?
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Is it filter oil?
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a lot of blow by.
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welcome to 10's once you start making power you have this problem its perfectly normal just run a catch can and empty once a month or every 2 weeks
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yup, blowby,wheelies,over filled(high oil level)....those are the options.
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it's been doing it for years i just hate it, there is not any good place to put a catch can, pic please

I keep my oil close to the bottom line, I was filling up the site glass lol I found out thats to much oil,lol

Good to know it's a common problem
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If you have the 04-05 race manual, check it out, Kawi actually sells a catch can for this.
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a lot of blow by.
I have the exact same issue with mine...
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