Oil leak I think on the DRZ

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Post by captain caveman on Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:07 pm

easy fix there mate, just swap plates with your old mans bike and its sorted [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
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Post by Walnutwhip on Tue Mar 16, 2010 7:08 pm

How you getting on with this Bevan...anything cropped up?

Can be quite annoying oil leaks [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
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Post by Walnutwhip on Tue Mar 16, 2010 7:41 pm

steve wrote:easy fix there mate, just swap plates with your old mans bike and its sorted [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]


That one has too much damage after Doughnut had hold of it on the rock run... [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
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Post by cnbevan1979 on Tue Mar 16, 2010 9:16 pm

Found it, good tip rich about jacking it up and running it while looking, it is the metail oil pipe that runs under the engine on the left hand side. It must have a microscopic hole as you cant even see it but as soon as the oil got pumping a small drip appeared. Now the question is where do I get a replacement? I dont know how the damage occurred though as this pipe is well protected by the sump guard / bash plate
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Post by wege on Tue Mar 16, 2010 9:33 pm

does it vibrate and move when running?

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Post by cnbevan1979 on Tue Mar 16, 2010 9:59 pm

wege wrote:does it vibrate and move when running?
no appeared to be solid and the oil bubble drip appeared in the middle of the hose not on or near either of the ends. Cant find any on the web so will need to ring around in the morning - any shops you would recommend? I have taken some pics but I have left my phone lead in work will post them up tomorrow
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Post by Tilts on Tue Mar 16, 2010 10:05 pm

Good luck chris, just spotted doughnut has joined. [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
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Post by cnbevan1979 on Wed Mar 17, 2010 8:53 am

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Post by Tilts on Wed Mar 17, 2010 9:20 am

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Re: Oil leak I think on the DRZ

Post by Walnutwhip on Wed Mar 17, 2010 9:42 am

You sure its not coming from the oring where it meets the engine?

Looks like an impact just facing the back of the bike or is that the front...somthing like this is common on Bmw xchallenge apparently oil feed very close to sump guard and damages when guard receives impact.

How much clearance is there between pipe and sump guard?

Be supprised if its the pipe?

Usually oring disturbed but is that a hair line crack in the casing just above the pipe obviously difficult to tell...?
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