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Jeff Policky
Jeff Policky, Motorcycle Mechanic
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Experience:  Yamaha Gold, Suzuki Gold, Honda Bronze, Polaris Bronze, BRP
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I rebuilt the motor of my 95 evo FXDL. it's all BRAND NEW

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i rebuilt the motor of my 95 evo FXDL. it's all BRAND NEW from the crank case up stock. before this - there was no oil leaks nor OIL BLOW BY issues (coming pit of the air cleaner). please help?!?! ***@******.*** OR(###) ###-####(if i miss you're reply as i'm riding ) T h a n k • Y O U !!!
JA: Have you ever replaced the gaskets? Maybe the hoses?
Customer: yes. all the above :(
JA: Are you fixing your 9-5 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: the green "umbrella valves" are in their correct position as well.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: i put a "breather kit on it" (where the hose runs down to let the oil on the ground OR catch can) and it got worse.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Steve replied 3 months ago.

did you install "new in box" HD cylinders and pistons?

did they come as a piston/cylinder kit?

did you check the bore with a dial bore gauge?

tell me everything you can.