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A puff of white smoke and some oil came out the pipes @ the head end when i cranked it

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Hi Anonymous, call, take a ride or trailer your bike over to your local dealers service/parts department, I'm sure they will be happy to take your Harley Davidson for a test ride if necessary/possible and offer professional advice and assistance concerning your issue. Good luck have a nice day.

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SOURCE: white smoke from one tail pipe

As u know - that smoke is oil . can be cause by restricted breather or oil filter, worn valve guide or seals. or a bad piston ring which seems the most likely if its just coming outa one pipe. A compression test will tell ya if thats it

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SOURCE: BURNING REAL RICH, FLAMES OUT PIPES, CANT KEEP IT RUNNING

Set the valve gaps, the flame path is bypassing both inlet & exhaust


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