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2003 wr450 oil leak from head

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Is this common? Any ideas where this is coming from?

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Yamaha went to auto decompression in '03 and didn't change the head casting right away.  Your bike's head has a plug in it where the manual decomp used to be.  Looks like it's leaking from there.  The plug may be rubber and has shrunk a little.  Ebay has em.  

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