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04' ninja blowing white smoke from exhaust.

Oil window showed full and looked like it had bubbles in the oil. Drained nearly a gallon of oil to show half in the oil window. i let the bike sit for a couple of days and now it still shows full. also in the air box the blow back sponge looks like it has oil on it.

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If that motor is water cooled... you have blown a head gasket

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