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Old 08-19-2008, 03:01 PM
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Default Leaking

I absolutely love my bike but find little oil leaks annoying at times. Any suggestions on how to prevent leaks from the air cleaner, the gas cap and the exhaust gasket.

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Old 08-19-2008, 03:08 PM
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Default Re: Leaking

Clean the air filter egularly, and make sure your not running too rich.
Don't over fill the tank....simple but over looked.
Make or buy a new exhaust gasket and check the nuts once a day.
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Old 08-19-2008, 03:43 PM
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Default Re: Leaking

use high-temp RTV on the intake and exhaust gaskets. Also where the carb connects to the intake manifold.

As Bikeguy said, clean air filter regularly and make sure your air/fuel ratio is correct. And check all nuts/bolts regularly.

You can get a new gasket for the gas cap if it's leaking badly. A little bit here and there is normal, as the cap has to vent for it to work.
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