Rear base gasket leak

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Rear base gasket leak

Postby Motogoon » Wed Jul 26, 2017 5:13 am

At this stage it's fairly minor so will just keep an eye on it for now.
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Re: Rear base gasket leak

Postby Silverbear » Wed Jul 26, 2017 1:41 pm

Make sure that the crankcase breather tube from the alternator and into the air box is not restricted in anyone(blocked up or the one way valve is around the wrong way or is kinked,squashed).Early SD's may not have a one way valve.Reason being if the crankcase is unable to breath correctly,crankcase pressure will build up and oil will seep out gaskets.If oil is blowing out the breather(check your air cleaner for excessive oil build up)which can restrict breathing,then replace the balancer shaft seal which is inside the alternator cover.I replace mine every 15000kms as preventative maintainance.Cheers

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Re: Rear base gasket leak

Postby Motogoon » Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:21 pm

It has a Motohooligan air box, will have a look to see what the breather set up is

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Re: Rear base gasket leak

Postby Motogoon » Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:58 pm

Cheers
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Re: Rear base gasket leak

Postby Aphex » Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:53 pm

Sorry I can't help but mine is seeping now too.
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Re: Rear base gasket leak

Postby Motogoon » Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:30 am

Aphex wrote:Sorry I can't help but mine is seeping now too.


Gutted for ya.

The other bummer is the weathers just turned good and it's my only bike so I have to order all the parts in advance (KTM New Zealand basically carries nothing in stock) so that I can do it in one hit because every time I order something it can be a 3 week wait!
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Re: Rear base gasket leak

Postby Silverbear » Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:23 am

The other bummer is the weathers just turned good and it's my only bike so I have to order all the parts in advance (KTM New Zealand basically carries nothing in stock) so that I can do it in one hit because every time I order something it can be a 3 week wait!


A 3 week wait!Luxury.I ordered a heap of parts for a full rebuild of my 990sm 6 weeks ago and still waiting on a few parts.

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Re: Rear base gasket leak

Postby Motogoon » Mon Sep 25, 2017 8:50 am

Man 6 weeks, that sucks!


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