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At 30 miles it was 3/4 of a quart low but no leaks.
60 miles lost pressure and shut off. I drained the oil and it was milky. Not a lot but noticeable. Changed oil and filter. 70 miles engine locked up temperature said 190 but radiator was ice cold. Dealer can't look at it for another week. Was supposed to be in Montana tearing up the trails. Hope it was a fluke
 

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At 30 miles it was 3/4 of a quart low but no leaks.
60 miles lost pressure and shut off. I drained the oil and it was milky. Not a lot but noticeable. Changed oil and filter. 70 miles engine locked up temperature said 190 but radiator was ice cold. Dealer can't look at it for another week. Was supposed to be in Montana tearing up the trails. Hope it was a fluke
Definitely defective. Sounds like coolant made it to the oil. A week would be great around here. I have to wait 3 months to get mine in.
 

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I noticed mine went through about a half of quart of oil on its first run.. maybe its burning it..
the heater kit adds an additional thermostat that if stuck would stop the flow of coolant to the radiator..
 

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At 30 miles it was 3/4 of a quart low but no leaks.
60 miles lost pressure and shut off. I drained the oil and it was milky. Not a lot but noticeable. Changed oil and filter. 70 miles engine locked up temperature said 190 but radiator was ice cold. Dealer can't look at it for another week. Was supposed to be in Montana tearing up the trails. Hope it was a fluke
Sorry to hear about your KRX Ron, please keep us updated when your dealer takes a look at it.
 

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3/4 quart low is only 75% full.

After my first oil/filter change, I filled with full 4 quarts of oil and at rest, it's just at the top of the sight glass, about 1/8th inch above the top line.

I note when idling and warm, the site glass shows darn near empty, so the engine oil passages must really consume a lot of the sump oil.


Running on a casual ride last night, it amazes me the RPM's this motor turns........4500-6000 rpm at average 30-45mph cruise, when floored and you get on it, 9000+ rpm.......
 

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At 30 miles it was 3/4 of a quart low but no leaks.
60 miles lost pressure and shut off. I drained the oil and it was milky. Not a lot but noticeable. Changed oil and filter. 70 miles engine locked up temperature said 190 but radiator was ice cold. Dealer can't look at it for another week. Was supposed to be in Montana tearing up the trails. Hope it was a fluke
Any info on what the dealer determined?
 

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3/4 quart low is only 75% full.

After my first oil/filter change, I filled with full 4 quarts of oil and at rest, it's just at the top of the sight glass, about 1/8th inch above the top line.

I note when idling and warm, the site glass shows darn near empty, so the engine oil passages must really consume a lot of the sump oil.


Running on a casual ride last night, it amazes me the RPM's this motor turns........4500-6000 rpm at average 30-45mph cruise, when floored and you get on it, 9000+ rpm.......
Remove the primary clutch spring and your rpms will drop by 800-1000 between 20 & 50 mph which "helps" with the noise. Acceleration will be the same or slightly better with the P spring removed. Engine braking will remain the same as stock up to around 7-10 mph. After 10 mph, engine braking is reduced by about 1/3. I mainly drive on open desert & mountain trails full of whoops, rocks and ruts with the P spring removed and I'm perfectly fine with the current engine braking. Kawasaki really missed with the clutching on the KRX! 5000 rpms going 20 mph in high on a flat hard road??? I told my dealer about this and he said "we have a fix" For $900 we re-shape the clutch sheave to make it shift up sooner & that lowers your rpms. He won't tell me how much it lowers the rpms at a given speed or how it affects the performance? Um...sounds kind of familiar...Won't know what's in the bill until until we pass it!
 

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Removed mine after the first ride.Also installed the gboost belt at the same time.
No issues and no regrets
I only wish it dropped the rpm's more
Removed mine after the first ride.Also installed the gboost belt at the same time.
No issues and no regrets
I only wish it dropped the rpm's more
Me Too! Another 5-800 drop in RPMs when cruising on on the trails would be better on the ears and motor!
 
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