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I have a 85 sportster 1000, and just lost compression in the front head. Any Ideas on what to do ????????

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Could be a head gasket, hole in the piston, a broken ring, a piece of carbon under a valve, or even a broken valve. Could also be a push rod. Any more details?

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  • bluesdude007 Jun 20, 2009

    Take the spark plug, watch down in the cylinder and make sure the piston is moving up and down.



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