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    Going to install rocker box gaskets and intake seals. Any other suggestions while I have it apart?

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    How far apart are you taking it?

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    Just rotating engine to get to rear rockerbox and pulling off intakes.

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    You could clean your intake, it could have buildup.

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    I'm doing this same thing here in the next couple weeks to replace both rocker box gaskets and intake seals.
    i decided to also do plugs and wire will I'm in there and some will suggest you can do pushrod O rings at the same time

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    to do pushrod orings you have to remove the head. that involves head gaskets and base gaskets. Maybe new piston rings if you pull the piston out of the cylinders. I would recommend leaving the head on unless it needs to be removed.

    It is very convenient to change spark plugs though while you have the engine rotated.

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    I did get a set of push rod o rings cause I have a leak in the rear rocker base gasket. I read in a post I should change the top ones since i will be taking off the rocker box off the head. I also have symptoms of a intake leak so I'm going to put a set of James seals on the intakes.

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    I did get a set of push rod o rings cause I have a leak in the rear rocker base gasket. I read in a post I should change the top ones since i will be taking off the rocker box off the head. I also have symptoms of a intake leak so I'm going to put a set of James seals on the intakes.

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    Seems like a lot of leaks for 11k but I guess that's the price you pay for having a unique motorcycle hopefully the new and improved gaskets will do the trick.

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    im in the same both with the oil leaks and I'm at 7800 miles and i bought it with the leaks so who knows how long its been leaking already



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