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Found an oil Drip spot under my 2014 XC. It must of had a gender change and become a Harley.
I guess this weekend I'll try to trace it. Right now it looks like the area just a couple inches ahead of the filter is oily. Any ideas from anyone?
Shift fork seal, sometimes it pops out.... Just push it back in OT if you have time, replace it with JAP seals.... Not SKF as they are made in China

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@Jakvis any update? Nothing serious right?

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@Jakvis any update? Nothing serious right?

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Not sure yet.
I cleaned off all the oil on Saturday using Simple Green. Drip seemed to be at rear rib just before the filter. I checked the filter for tightness and it seemed tight. ( I only hand tighten filters). However when I left for work this morning I had a several drip spot. I'm going to spend more time on it this coming Saturday. to track it down. It's not coming from the shift fork as there is no trace coming from there.
 

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I took this photo last night and it looks like it's coming from the filter seal. I gave the filter a little extra tightening.
I'll be changing the oil in the next week or 2 so I'll continue to watch it and take a close look at the mating surfaces when I do the filter replacement.
 

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Get yourself one those hand exerciser devices and develop a stronger hand for tightening the filter. I would not be using a filter other that WIX, NAPA GOLD, K&N, and any other premium filter. But it's your choice.
 

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filter is 1/4 turn from tight NO need for mussels
 
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I smear oil on the filter's gasket and give it a full turn. Call me paranoid, but I don't want a filter to loosen.
 

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filter is 1/4 turn from tight NO need for mussels
Yeah this is how I've always done it. I've seen where people use a strap wrench and over tighten a filter and I've had to chisel off a few to get loose.
As to the Purolator One.
These are great filters with a 99% capture rate. The seal and back flow preventor are rated for higher temps than a regular rubber seal. They have several more square inches of filter media and are considered a 10,000 mile filter.
Not arguing against a WIX but the Purolator One is a very good filter.
 

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I smear oil on the filter's gasket and give it a full turn. Call me paranoid, but I don't want a filter to loosen.
Paranoid.


Don’t take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
 
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Just realized I picked up my Victory XC 1 year ago this week.
So 1 year and 8000 miles later I still think it was a great decision!
 

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go to auto store pick up a WIX filter p/n 51356 and replace your filter if your in dough
 

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go to auto store pick up a WIX filter p/n 51356 and replace your filter if your in dough
If he's not in dough, will batter do? :)
 

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I smear oil on the filter's gasket and give it a full turn. Call me paranoid, but I don't want a filter to loosen.
I use DC 4 lube on the gasket and 3/4 turn from hand tight. Been using the DC product at work on aircraft filters for 30 years, so I guess it works on all my vehicle.
 
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Yesterday, I took a ride out to Montauk Point, on the Eastern end of the South fork of Long Island NY. After my lunch of a PBJ sandwich and a thermos of coffee, I headed home by way of Montauk Harbor and Sag Harbor.

It was in the upper 30's when I left home and was 36 degrees and snow flurries when I got home in the afternoon. 153 miles and a great trip.

Having hand wind deflectors, electric gloves, grips, and jacket liner, sure made for a comfortable trip.

A few weeks ago, I took a trip from my home on Long Island to NJ,for the start of a police escorted, Toys For Tots Run into Rockefeller Center in NYC. It was 20 degrees and I was very comfortable. I think I would be good in the mid teens, (if I could get my bike started.)

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You are one hardy motorcyclist Rich. That heated gear must be working very well for you to want to venture out in that weather. I have ridden in temps in the high 20s, but I was a lot younger then 15 years ago. I'm not too keen about repeating that now, but I just wired my bike so I can plug in my jacket liner and there's a Polar Bear Run on Jan.1.
 

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I keep waiting for it to warm up so I can give my bike a proper wash to throw on winter cover. It's under a roof but still open to weather. Then I see the forecast for Christmas is around 50 and riding is tempting. :unsure:
 

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It's going to be in the sixties here for the next few days. Think I'll ride some today and Monday it is suppose to be 69 degrees. So I'll probably ride that day too.
 
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I just ordered a cat delete for my Spyder. Every supplier sells one that is just a straight through pipe and produces more noise than I like, so I passed. Then I learn of this one and he has a $75 off sale until the 25th. We emailed back and forth (he's just a one man operation) and he promises a throatier sound and no more noise. This is the only cat delete for Spyders that features a muffler - nice. It's too pretty to hide under the bike.
 

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moved it to get my Vegas out to ride!
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