Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Orange, Vermont
Well I still am exploring this issue.
One more piece to the puzzle was that I decided to check my oil for coolant. I did not start the bike. I just pulled the dip stick cap off oil reservior to see what was on the dip stick. It looked clean, or as clean as used oil can look.
I then took the drain plug off for a sec a got about 2oz of oil in a small cup.
I didnt see anything until I dumped the oil out of cup and saw what looked like very very small droplets of water. I also saw what looked like extremely small alum dust particals if the sun light hit it just right...
I admit its been a long LONG while since the oil has been changed. Maybe 4 years, but 3 of those the atv was in storage sitting...
I didnt feel I had a big coolant leak in the oil but not sure what those droplets could of been.
Condesation maybe? Coolant?
Yes its well past time it gets changed. LOL
Im gonna wait until my atv mech friend can look at it though.
1999 Polaris Sportsman 500
Vision 161 Bruiser Alloy Wheels
2" SuperATV Alloy Wheel Spacers
Kenda Executioner Tires 25x10x12
2" SuperATV Lift Kit
Tusk Heavy Duty Springs (4)
3000 lbs Superwinch with Remote Control (front)
1500 lbs Superwinch on Reese Hitch mounting plate (rear as needed)
Kimpex ATV Front Box w/ Gull-Wing Doors
Kolpin Polaris Convertible Rear Drop Rack (icefishing only)
Koplin Gun Boot and mount (Hunting only)
3 Headlight Mod
Removed sway bar
Reese Hitch style bumpers (front and rear)
Automobile style bumper hitch rack 18"x36"
Reese Hitch style Winch mounting plate
Reese Hitch style mounting for 50 Cal Ammo can storage