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Anybody ever get white flakes in the oil filter?

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I got little white flakes the size of a pencil lead and smaller in my oil filter. I cant figure out what the heck it is. Its not metal or dirt. I don't think there is any plastic in the engine.

Anybody have an idea what it could be?

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Tannish whiteish goopy balls of sluge lookin stuff would be water in the oil, but I never heard of white flakes. You got me curious.

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My best guess would be pieces of Yamabond gasket material. It is more off-white than white...

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It could be aluminum flakes or shavings that have oxidized. Has the bike sat around fro a long time before this last oil check? :)

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