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Not synthetic no oiler pipes are dry. I tried Rotella but it smoked worse. Other than smoking and oil coming out of the vent tube this bike runs good.
How often and when does it come out the vent tube? Only at first start? All the time? You could have trash on the oil pump ball seat or need to reseat the ball.
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Smoke out the vent tube is usually a significant ring seal/piston problem.
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