Originally Posted by wayne z
Why are you stuck on the crank hitting the oil thing?
It wouldn't be hard for a skilled person to figure out how to maintain proper oil level , at the original distance from crank, where the counterweights DO NOT hit the oil, and devise a different dipper, then there shouldn't be any oil windage problem. I
If anything, the valvetrain may see slightly LESS oil in the upright positon, more out of the way of the oil splash from the dipper.
Do you disagree with this?
I agree. Just wanted to point out the importance of correct oil level and the issues of determining exactly where it is after tilting.