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Old 04-17-2013, 04:50 PM   #2880
FLICKIT
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Originally Posted by Slim-Line Tonic View Post
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)
It doesn't look like the oil starvation was too bad, the center bearing isn't chewed up... How bad are the cam lobes?

This thread has a lot of good info, and some guys that know these engines inside-out:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=713831

Goodluck with it :)

Edit: photos of mine for reference:
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost....postcount=2145

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