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  • markroth65 Apr 10, 2011

    to set points number 1 cylender TDC SET GAP AT 019 IS THAT RIGHT

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Hi, it sounds like your engine is burning oil, most likely through the piston rings. the first test you need to perform is a leakdown test on both front and rear cylinders. Any bike shop should have this tool. What it does is pressurize the top end of the engine once the engine is set at top dead center compression, you need less than 10 percent leakage through the engine.

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