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Steve, Motorcycle Mechanic
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Experience:  30+ yrs. experience, MMI, HD technician, HD early, engine rebuild/performance, bike builder, kit bike program manager, CCI 2001-2004
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It's a harley 2012 flhtc : Harley Davidson motorcycle : Once

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It's a harley 2012 flhtc
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. What kind of car is it? Toyota, Honda, Ford, Chrysler, etc.
Customer: Harley Davidson motorcycle
JA: Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: Once the bike warms up I get excessive white smoke
JA: How many miles are on the car? Have you been losing oil or coolant?
Customer: It's a motorcycle
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: No
JA: OK! The Mechanic will help you with the diagnostics so you are sure to get this fixed right. Is there anything else important you think the Mechanic should know about your motorcycle?
Customer: Yes I had Harley's mva heads with Pistons installed with woods 777 cams
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Steve replied 4 months ago.

white smoke is burning oil.

since it only happens after it is warmed up, I would have to say there is a problem with the rings.

a leak down test will verify that without disassembly.

but if it were something with the heads, it would be there all the time, not just after warm up.


Expert:  Steve replied 3 months ago.

let me know if you need more help.

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thank you,


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