Oil in exhaust on left side - 82 Aspencade


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GaryArms
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Oil in exhaust on left side - 82 Aspencade

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Bought an 82 Aspencade project bike today. The owner said it started blowing oil out the left exhaust so he parked it. Bike has been sitting for a year.

A mechanic told him it could be a blown head gasket. I checked the oil but it did not even register in the sight gauge. Did not check the coolant for oil in it.

Any suggestions from our knowledgeable riders?

Thanks



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Re: Oil in exhaust on left side - 82 Aspencade

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i would check the coolant for signs of oil and do a compression test.

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