Smokin bike??????

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  • skeeder

Posted February 11, 2002 - 01:26 AM


Hello I have an XR650L and smokes at startup....alot.... and is burning one qt. of oil for one tank of gas. I was wondering if its the rings or the valves seal?????? or maybe a hole in the piston??? any ideals ... thanks

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  • Dutch

Posted February 11, 2002 - 03:20 AM


When a motor smokes at start up that usually points to valve seals. Doing a leak down test where you can listen to the intake and exhaust ports,(crankcase also), will answer your question.

  • RedThunder

Posted February 11, 2002 - 10:30 PM


If you're burning that much oil, the top end is shot.

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