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Lubrication System (oil feed pump and scavenger pump, reservoir, filter, and lines)
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oil pump

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Post by jerryd » Sun Nov 09, 2014 12:10 pm

Is it possible for the oil to leak through the pump to the chain oiler if sitting for years ? jery



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Post by 1950Panhead » Sun Nov 09, 2014 2:18 pm

Yes, more likely oil left tank entered engine, then drained out breather.

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Post by jerryd » Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:24 pm

I am going to make an effort to start this motor soon. It has not been run for 4 years . Should I be concerned with the crankcase with this wet sump issue and resulting extra pressure or will the pump clear it quick enough? jerry

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Re: oil pump

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Post by james » Mon Nov 10, 2014 5:31 pm

Put a cookie sheet under your engine and primary.
Kick it for a little while, the oil will push it's way out the breather then go back to normal.
Recheck your oil level in the tank. After that go through the starting procedure.

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Post by 58flh » Wed Nov 12, 2014 2:01 pm

Jerry--fire her up & whats to much will empty fast enuff!--Sometimes you just gotta run it awhile & let the system even-out!--The most will purge as soon as she lit-up!---Respectfully---RICHIE

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Post by jerryd » Thu Nov 13, 2014 4:02 am

Thanks for the input . I am wading through the rear brake now. when it is sorted I will get it started. Having trouble locating a rear wheel cylinder rebuild kit. Any one got a part #.? One I got from a site search came wrong, so the search is ongoing jerry

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