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I have a 1978 GL 1000 I had left head rebuilt. replaced head gasket and have oil dripping from exhaust at pipe joint under the head. I am at my wits end. replaced a head gasket that I could find nothing wrong with and it still leaks valve cover gasket is well sealed. is also burning the leaking oil . I am begining to think a cylinder may be cracked, but it does not appear to lose anti freeze.

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There are two slots in the valve cover right by the cam shaft sprocket that have to be honda bonded or black rtv. look closely at the valve cover right above the gasket underneath the timing belt cover. Hope that helps.

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try removing the bolts hold on the valve cover and once you do that take a razor blade and a little lube and careful scrape the old one off.

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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Just try if you can tighten the 8 bolts and see if there'll be any difference. If not you might need to replace gasket.

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these are pretty easy just pull the spark plug wires off and remove the cover and replace the gasket and 4 seals on the sparkplug holes 456a564.jpga01ee33.jpg

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