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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-01-2009, 05:12 PM Thread Starter
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oil leak

we discussed this last year but i cannot find the thread now. I have a leak I believe in the front of the front cylinder towards the top and I think crobins or someone said it was an easy fix, like an oring or an overflow or something. does anyone remember. and if it was an oring was it an oem part or is it pretty commonly found at the local hardware store. thanks

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I believe what you had described was a front cyl leak that likely was coming from your spark plug retainer on the left (front cyl). I probably have the o-rings that I bought for Orleans (may she rest in everyone else's bike) - let me check tonight, and maybe I can save you the trouble of hardware store hopping.

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thats the thread, I searched and searched, oil leak, front cylinder leak and a couple other things and could not find it. thanks a lot. tired of the bike being a mess. and if you have the oring cindy I'll try to keep a lil more of orleans on the road!

1986 vn 750 aka "Huck Farley"
42,000 miles
Rick's stator and rr
Tuxedo stator cover mod
pickup coil mod
dampers replaced
agm m/f battery
Harley sportster exhaust, degoated
Hid conversion
splines lubed
custom "vn750.com" grill cover
NGK Iridium spark plugs


acct to mcct mod https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=17917

rekeying locks, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7309

stator replacement walkthrough, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11369
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