Don't do anything other then mantain the oil
level bro. It's normal then, I must be a
little lucky to be honest. But like I said
my R6 burnt oil like a mad dog. You can
overfill the R1 slightly without losing
any performance... slightly now, like by a
1/4 of a quart and you should be OK. At
worst you will have a little oil in the
Look at it this way.... You've got roughly
4 rings being pressed at around 125 plus
psi, behind those rings is a turbulent storm
of entrapped oil trying to go everywhere.
It's amazing that we don't burn 4 quarts a
I know I sound like DeltaV but it's true and
it's normal. I have rebuilt motors perfectly
(I know I did them myself and took my time
and was VERY careful) and after they break in
the burn a little oil. What can you expect
at 11,000 rpms....
If you asked me personally what to do bro..
I'd side with conviction... ride it.
(Hey Tristan - Great minds bro, great minds!)
[This message has been edited by chris_y2k_r1 (edited June 19, 2000).]