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Old 10-24-2012, 02:29 PM   #21 (permalink)
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45,000 on my 09, maybe down a couple oz. after a week of hard riding, but that's Hard riding, day to day it uses nothing measurable. I generally add nothing between changes.
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Old 11-17-2012, 11:08 PM   #22 (permalink)
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My S3 2012 with 5,000 miles on it burns oil as fast as fuel, every 200 - 250 miles gearbox becomes unusable until topped up with 300 -400 ml. I ride hard and do a track day every month in a hot and humid climate (Thailand), I use lots of engine braking. Should I be concerned?

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Old 11-18-2012, 04:18 PM   #23 (permalink)
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2011, 2200 miles, doesn't burn enough oil for me to notice any change. I'd like to say not a drop, but I need a few more miles to back that up.
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Old 11-18-2012, 08:25 PM   #24 (permalink)
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My 2008 Sprint never used a drop in 60,000 kms.
Now the 2008 Speed Triple uses a fair bit at only 16,000 kms.

The oil light never comes on, but I can feel it needing oil through the gear change.
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Old 11-19-2012, 10:29 AM   #25 (permalink)
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23,000 on my '03, and it uses a liter each 2,000 miles. No clue how the first owner broke it in.
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Old 11-19-2012, 02:38 PM   #26 (permalink)
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2011 with 10,000 miles.......doesn't burn a drop whether thrashing or cruising......usually thrashing.......my KTM 990sm used to burn about a litre every 1000 miles with same kind of use
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