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hazey123

Oil pouring from Timing Plug

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Hi guys,

I am replacing my piston in my 426 and after I got the new piston on and the jug in place I wanted to run the piston up and down a few times with the head off. I went to remove the timing plugs on the flywheel cover and oil poured out of the larger plug. I threw the socket on there and the motor turns nice with the new piston.

Does this fill with oil after a disassembly? I never had oil come from the flywheel/stator area before like during valve adjustments.

Thanks

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The stator does run wet, however, the level is usually below the plug (with the bike level) - since you put in 1.7L (likely), that's 200ml more in the case until you run the engine and pump 200ml into the passages and oil filter , so it's entirely possible that it's pouring out.

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