quote:Ah, the coefficient is in terms where 1.00 = 100%. Shift the zero two places on my rough estimate (to get rid of the %) and you get an estimated coefficient of .0006/C. [ January 26, 2003, 09:35 PM: Message edited by: Rick in PA ]
Originally posted by Rick in PA: So, my rough estimate would be on the order of .06% volume per degree Centigrade.
quote:I could really tell the properties of expansion on my BMW bike, since there is a sight glass, I put it on the stand hot, then when it cools it would be down about 1/4 inch on the glass. Pretty neat. Anyway I kept my oil within 1-2 oz all the time, so I could tell if it was using oil.
Originally posted by MolaKule: I prefer to check it cold since manufacturers allow for expansion.