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Oil leak I'm a newbie here so I'm hoping I'm in the right room. I tried a couple of searchs, did not help enough. 1978 FXS 1200 lowrider. I recently acquired this bike and the woman that sold it to me could give me no information. The only thing she did know, is that it has not been started in about 5 years. Anyway, I pulled the plugs and put some oil in each cylinder. I left the plugs out and and kicked it over 5 times. I left to buy a couple of gallons of gas and new plugs. Came back and there is a puddle of oil under it, but it is no longer leaking. Kicked it over again, more leaking. I've bought a manual for it, ($25 ebay), but it has not arrived yet. The gas tank is bone dry. So I'm thinking it was stored with this problem. Thanks. WobblyOne is offline Reply With Quote

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Surely there should be some sign on the motor where it is coming from. If it is too dirty, clean all effected areas real well with brakeclean and kick it over a few more times. Get the flashlight out, you'll spot something.

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