Help 1979 gl1000


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Dieselguy01
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I just bought this bike and I ran it in my garage got it up to temp and then I noticed a oil leak from a spot I posted pics from what is supposed to go here any help is appreciated
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It sight glass is for seeing the timing marks with a strobe light when setting . it shouldn't be left on all the time there should be a alloy screw cap fitted
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dingdong wrote: Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:08 am Here is one on ebay. https://www.ebay.com/itm/For-Honda-Engi ... ect=mobile
Are these the same size. this one fit the rear on the clutch stator cover. the one for the timing hole has a slot for a screwdiver
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Sorry I am mistaken. It's early. You are right about the timing cap being slotted. There should be some on ebay.
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Thanks that's a big help I wasnt sure what was missing just know I could see moving parts and a oil leak and that cap in the description should work?
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Dieselguy01 wrote: Sun Dec 30, 2018 12:42 pm Thanks that's a big help I wasnt sure what was missing just know I could see moving parts and a oil leak and that cap in the description should work?
They are $12 on Amazon, a real OEM item.

They are $6.10 from Honda itself. https://www.hondapartshouse.com/oempart ... -valve-adj

Might be a better fit/finish than a knockoff.

Altho the knockoff appears to come with the needed O ring.


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