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I picked up a basket case about 20 years ago had help getting it assembled and now the first rides around the neighborhood are problematic. The rockers aren’t draining oil. What could be causing this? I haven’t pulled the covers to see what the problem is. Curious if it sounds like a typical error in assembly
 

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Remove your oil drain pipes if you have you don’t say what year
 

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Maybe its the pushrod cover tubes not draining down them there there are quite a few variations with slots and holes and different heights
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Mix and match motor later top end who knows shirtless guy looks like he’s ready to smash it 😉
 

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how would you know if too much oil?
Its pumping out all over the place?
 

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I really like the pushrod tube overview thank you for posting. The bike was shutting down after running for a mile, but starting back up. Oil was returning to the tank. After sitting for a while the cylinders filled with oil. Perhaps the oil line that feeds the rockers isn’t restricted.
I’ll take a video of the problem over the weekend
 

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If the oil line is not restricted you will have no oil as I found out by seizing an ex valve
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That’s a good point (or you overfill it)
Let’s wait for the video 🤷‍♀️
 

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I was tinkering with the bike during the fall realized it has a serious oil problem then put it into the garage. It still has oil in the head fins from months ago. Are the oil lines correct on the tank? I would have cleaned it up and pulled the rockers but this weekend I had to hang a fence.
 
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