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Leaking oil from a pipe and running really poor

The bike starts but when you give it power it's like theres just nothing to give and then oil starts leaking out of a pipe on the side of the enginge

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I am not a Malaguti expert but your problem sound like a clogged exhaust canister on the header. You probably need a new one. You can make sure of that if you can get your hands on another, even used, one to swap and test.Once you take off the exhaust canister, check the exhaust port on the cylinder if it has reduced diameter from burnt and solidified oil. You need to clean that carefully not to scratch the piston or drop solidified oil into the cylinder.
Also check your oil pump (if there is one) to be properly adjusted and not to overfeed the engine with oil. If you mix the oil with the gas in your fuel tank, never exceed 2% oil in the mixture. You do more harm than good.

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