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GREETINGS NEW 750 OWNER IN NEED OF ADVICE~

Hi everyone!!!

I am a new 1999 vulcan 750 owner. I was hesitant to buy this model as I've never owned a kawasaki, though I'm glad I did because I LOVE THIS BIKE. Anyhow I noticed a small oil leak to what I have traced to the front cylinder valve cover. I traced the oil streak from the cooling fins to the top right at the left corner of the valve cover gasket(left corner if you were sitting on bike). Anyways I am mechanically inclined though wanted to ask if I remove fuel tank will that give me access to remove the valve cover? p.s mileage on bike is 16,879

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https://www.vn750.com/forum/31-engine...s/57417?page=1
this might be your problem. now how about an introduction in the newbie section. we'd love to get to know ya

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Thank yah doc and i will definitely post an intro
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Doc, i checked the link you posted. I am going to do the orings while im working on it but the one oil leak is running down from the valve cover. Anyhow your link inspired me to do this quick fix as well
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I don't remember offhand if you can remove the valve cover with the motor in but someone will chime in

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Thank yah doc and i will definitely post an intro
thank you Ryan

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