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Old 08-10-2011, 11:01 AM
TJJohnson TJJohnson is offline
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Originally Posted by piston slapper View Post
Check the reed valve when you replace the gasket and plate.
If it bent/broken/or not sealing, it will pump oil into the carb.
As far as the left side using oil, its probably either a bad head gasket or worn rings.
Keep a few extra sparkplugs around and keep an eye on the oil level.
Fix one problem at a time.

Slappin Pistons Into engine bores is what I do.......
Alright will do. When I took the breather cover off, I saw a mesh of steel wool looking stuff that was formed into a little brick. I'm assuming this is the reed?

Thanks again!
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