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Leakin oil out of rear on my 07' v-star 1100 custom

It is leakin oil only when I am riding. It can sit all day and not leak a drop of oil but when im riding i notice my rim has oil on it.

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Once your bike and the oil warms up crevasses can become more leak prone and oil becomes less dense making it easier for it to find its way through open spots. I would get the bike warm and then with the bike still running do a close up inspection to search for the trouble spot. Hopefully its just a top end gasket which has usually been the case with me.

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