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Old 04-17-2013, 11:46 AM   #2879
Slim-Line Tonic
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Originally Posted by Bounder View Post
XR650L is the same, why was the engine starved of oil?
Lack of oil from low oil/blocked filter or is your oil pump Fubar'd?
This thread explains better than I can...
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=766897
Well, it looks like the oil pump was a bit damaged too- the previous owner did not change the oil too frequently and i think some of the pipes were blocked- on the these engines, the biggest weakness is the thin oil pipes, which can get clogged very easily.

I guess my cams must have been screaming in vain (grease me baby , grease me)
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