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Old 03-25-2010, 11:08 AM   #88
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Originally Posted by royalthumper
thanks for the advice XTWarrior. I plan on cleaning the carbs this weekend.
As for the fuel issue I put new gas in it before i started her up. I think the smoke might the engine burning oil thats leaking in through the valves seal.
There is not alot of room to get the valve springs off. I'm not goiung to say it can't be done without pulling the head, you could use compressed air to hold the valves up while you do it. But I've never seen a valve spring compressor that would fit into that hole and compress the spring.

so in a nut shell. You get to pull the head and change the vlaves seals. Since your there might as well add a set of rings to your shopping list.
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