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My 2008 Suzuki RMZ450 is leaking oil from the head gasket pretty badly. I have changed the gasket 3 times now with the oem gasket and it still leaks. It looks like a few other gaskets such as from the cases to the cylinder also leak. Could this have something to do with the oil not being able to get back down the the bottom end efficiently? What can I do to fix it? The motor was pulled apart around 15 hours ago and got all new gaskets and top end then. Running synthetic 10w- 40 and a rekluse z start pro clutch.

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The head may need machining , the other gaskets shouldnt leak if installed correctly.
nothing to do with oil not returning

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