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ReddTigger is right. I would also wonder about the o-rings around the locating sleeves with head gaskets that don't need them. Another common issue.
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If you have the same crappy paper base gaskets as my 1991, you might want to upgrade to the Cometic metal gaskets. When I did my 1250 upgrade, the rocker and base gaskets crumbled like Egyptian mummies. I was extra careful not to have a piece of King Tut fall into the crankcase.

I had some base gasket weeping for many years, practically since fairly new. Now, with the metal base gaskets, not the least sign of oil.

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