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Allanflstfi
Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 10:37 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

I noticed oil coming from main shaft area bought replacement seal and replaced appears oil is still seeping from there any known issue why it would still be leaking install was done per manual thanks
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Stevel
Posted on Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 04:48 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

Without more info, it's hard to say, but normally these seals will last the life of an engine. That said, if the output shaft is moving around because of a bad bearing, that would easily destroy the seal.
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Allanflstfi
Posted on Monday, May 14, 2018 - 10:27 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

Second engine in bike first one dropped valvels in rear cylinder got a parts bike and swapped motors motor has about 16k on it leak started about 1k after swap
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