Checking fluids on 17" wheels

Hey all, this is probably a dumb question, but since the rake of the bike changes when switching wheels, do you check the fluids on a stand?


I picked up an XR650R and the manual says to check the fluids holding it upright on level ground, but I'm assuming that swapping between the dirt and street setups will affect the angle that the bike sits at.  Also I'm assuming that the bottom of the motor is level. 

not  sure it would  really  change  much.    i  change  mine often  enough i  never  worry  about  topping  off  the   engine oil.   

True, I'm just used to checking fluids every session because my 230,000 mile track car burns a bit of oil and needs 1/2 quart over or will starve the bearings. 

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