71K0 just brought out of a LOOONNGG storage.

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  1. racerx

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    If you're going to replace the rings, de-glaze the cylinder. Shouldn't take much. Being past the 100-mile mark, it's too late for a "second seating" (pun sort of intended). CT70 cam & rockers are dime-a-dozen parts. Good head castings, with a specifically desired set of casting numbers...not so much.
    I was thinking that, too. Which one of us should be "very afraid"?:ROFLMAO:
     
  2. OLD CT

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    Keeping the guilty party AWAY from the bike in the future will be key to CJ's hairline. Do they make a locking oil cap?o_O Seriously, I would pull the clutch cover first, to look.
     
  3. Gary

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    Actually water does not seem to bother any engine. Happens often with raw water cooled marine engines. Exhausts go bad,gaskets fail,motor takes on water. You just do as exactly as you did. It becomes a problem if an engine with a closed cooling system ie your car and gets antifreeze in it's oil. Antifreeze acts like valve grind paste and destroys bearings,it will happen before you even suspect because how often do you check your oil? My wifes car does not even have a dipstick- you never even look at the oil.....
     
  4. cjpayne

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    I have often thought it was a piece of shop towel or something similar. There have been kids around this thing, but why would they bother removing the dipstick and shoving paper in there????
    I have also thought that I may have left a piece in there, but I would think for sure that it would have reared its ugly head WAY before now, surely within a few miles it would have clogged the screen. I do remember using a few towels, rags, and cleaners, but immediately threw them away as I was using them to clean. I also remember taking the cases back apart a few times before I realized the kickshaft wasn't clocked right and I surely would have noticed then(hopefully). Every once in awhile, when I was over there, I would check the oil, but always used my pant leg or shirt to wipe the dipstick(lol, I know, I'm a redneck). It has plagued my brain alot lately how this happened, but for now, I'm stumped. Anyway, just need to get some time and get it fixed right.
     
  5. power6994

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    Oil pump gasket? Maybe ?
     
  6. cjpayne

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    It doesn't look like gasket material to me and from the amount I've seen so far, the two pump gaskets just arent enough.
     

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