The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > SPORTSTER MOTORCYCLE FORUM > Sportster Motorcycle General Discussion and Problems
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Notices

Sportster Motorcycle General Discussion and Problems For discussing problems about your Sportster motorcycle that don't fit anywhere else.

Active Threads
14 Limey biker
Last Post: Pezed
Posted On: 12 Minutes Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 1
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 7,601
Views: 559,380
0 Lots of issues 78
Last Post: doodah man
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 153
0 THE Trainspotting Thread
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 2,030
Views: 216,389
0 Ironhead Rendez-vous - Event for Ironhead owners of Ontario
Last Post: paulc
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 399
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 41,223
Views: 6,320,568
10 New rider - XL1200S in Aus.
Last Post: jkinkade
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 2,029
0 2 wire turn signal installing on 1 wire bike
Last Post: chris16371
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 662
0 Superlow XL1200T tyres.
Last Post: lucifer_mr2
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 19
0 Worst Harley rider ever.
Last Post: crazyphuzz
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 223
0 Crusty's Travels
Last Post: SonWon
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,515
Views: 152,660
0 New to the Harley Brand
Last Post: juzyHD
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 185
0 What's your helmet?
Last Post: Nibelungen
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 2,570
0 Yetman drag frame
Last Post: Slojoe55
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 31
Views: 11,191
0 C.O.B.B run west
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 226
Views: 16,086
0 Sizing cylinders too pistons
Last Post: Yakcm2
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 420
0 What did you do for your sporty Today?
Last Post: sportsterpaul
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 5,290
Views: 585,111
0 Shovester Sighting
Last Post: needspeed
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 67
Views: 7,257
0 1998 Sportster Ignition Problems
Last Post: james69
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 706
0 Starter circuit without relay
Last Post: ChicagoSlim
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 111
0 PLEASE READ THIS Before You Post In 'The BUY - SELL - TRADE Zone'!
Last Post: kk38k
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 1,040
0 I finally learned how to work the system!
Last Post: Ranchero50
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 252
0 Broken exhaust stud questions.
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 248
0 Hot Rods, Rat Rods, and Customs.
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,582
Views: 207,887
0 What coil(s) do you run with your Dyna S ignition?
Last Post: stanroyal
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 163
0 Anyone go racing last weekend?
Last Post: madnss
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,723
Views: 246,066
0 Carb
Last Post: wedge
Posted On: 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 457
0 Issue until up to temp
Last Post: wedge
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 527
0 1981 XLH turns over won’t start
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 67
More...
Members Birthdays
Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 1 Week Ago
painterdude923's Avatar
painterdude923 painterdude923 is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 236
Sportster/Buell Model: sportster
Sportster/Buell Year: 2003
Reputation: 57618
painterdude923 is a splendid one to beholdpainterdude923 is a splendid one to beholdpainterdude923 is a splendid one to beholdpainterdude923 is a splendid one to beholdpainterdude923 is a splendid one to beholdpainterdude923 is a splendid one to beholdpainterdude923 is a splendid one to beholdpainterdude923 is a splendid one to beholdpainterdude923 is a splendid one to beholdpainterdude923 is a splendid one to beholdpainterdude923 is a splendid one to behold
Default Puked oil again

It puked oil into the back of the battery tray again! I rode it hard yesterday, hitting the rev limiter several times. I look today and have a puddle of oil under the bike again. Can Anyone help me figure this out?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 1 Week Ago
The Crusher's Avatar
The Crusher The Crusher is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 838
Sportster/Buell Model: 883/1200
Sportster/Buell Year: 1996
Reputation: 1096997
The Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond reputeThe Crusher has a reputation beyond repute
Default

You got a crack in the oil tank maybe? Rumor has it that pre-rububer mounts vibrate a little at higher RPM's. I don't get anything near my batt'ry tray but I can flog a bunch of oil vapor out of my diy breather into a catch can when I play tag with the limiter.
__________________
You can't keep a good man down......... unless you tie weights to his ankles.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 1 Week Ago
ReddTigger's Avatar
ReddTigger ReddTigger is offline
XL FORUM LIFE MEMBER
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: MARY Lund, YUK !
Posts: 15,323
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH-1208
Sportster/Buell Year: 1997
Reputation: 2027967
ReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond repute
Default

maybe you have a broken vent hose.. the vent typically goes from the post near the starter up through the vent tube and it u bends down again.
also, another common issue is that the seal between engine and primary/trans is leaking and you're over flowing the primary. i'd check the inspection hole to ensure you're not too full
__________________


States I've Ridden in

71.3 hp 70.8 tq

1208cc 11.09:1 (Wiseco 10° Dome 10.5:1 .010 over) ,Screamin Eagle Dual Plug Heads (10° 61cc), Original SE A/C, Vance & Hines Straight Shots w/ Custom Baffles. SE 6800 ign, Dual BREMBO brakes/ Pirelli Night Dragon MU85-16 Rear - 100/90-19 Front. Progressive Springs & 412 HD 13½" Chrome Shocks, 5½" pullback riser w/ "reddtigger mount", Stebel Nautilus Compact Air horn, Mustang Vintage Super Wide Touring Seat, Alto Carbonite Clutch
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 1 Week Ago
halfmt1 halfmt1 is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Posts: 55
Sportster/Buell Model: XL 1200s
Sportster/Buell Year: 2003
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XR 1200x
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2011
Reputation: 10
halfmt1 is an unknown quantity at this point
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ReddTigger View Post
maybe you have a broken vent hose.. the vent typically goes from the post near the starter up through the vent tube and it u bends down again.
also, another common issue is that the seal between engine and primary/trans is leaking and you're over flowing the primary. i'd check the inspection hole to ensure you're not too full
How hard is it to change the engine to primary seal?
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 1 Week Ago
ReddTigger's Avatar
ReddTigger ReddTigger is offline
XL FORUM LIFE MEMBER
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: MARY Lund, YUK !
Posts: 15,323
Sportster/Buell Model: XLH-1208
Sportster/Buell Year: 1997
Reputation: 2027967
ReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond reputeReddTigger has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by halfmt1 View Post
How hard is it to change the engine to primary seal?
not overly difficult. you'll need to take off the clutch and stator and primary chain and a big ass torque wrench to put it all back together.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 1 Week Ago
sportsterpaul's Avatar
sportsterpaul sportsterpaul is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: In a swamp/Michigan
Posts: 12,542
Sportster/Buell Model: XL1460C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2000
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XL1200R
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 2006
Other Motorcycle Model: XL1200R
Other Motorcycle Year: 2004
Reputation: 6630562
sportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond reputesportsterpaul has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Those “rigids”, did have an issue with the primary vent hose, and the MoCo issued a bulletin to help it. Seems the vent tube would sag a bit, the oil vapor would puddle in the sag, pressure would build and then send the oil up and out the tub. Something simple to check.
__________________
I.B.A.#26543, Growing old-Mandatory/ Growing up-optional. Men do not quit playing because they get old, they get old because they stop playing!

The XL Forum Sportsterpedia:
http://sportsterpedia.com/doku.php/start
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



Sponsored Links
All times are GMT +1. The time now is 11:51.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC