Author Topic: oil leaking from the rocker box banjo unions.  (Read 3409 times)

Offline huddie

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Re: oil leaking from the rocker box banjo unions.
« Reply #15 on: 16.07. 2008 12:37 »
Hi all,    As promised a pic of the offending rocker spindle. The bike is back together and running again. i haven't road tested it yet but in the garage there are no signs of any leaks from the banjos. huge sighs of relief!

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Re: oil leaking from the rocker box banjo unions.
« Reply #16 on: 16.07. 2008 19:57 »
Alex (I think),

Those sound like very good ideas, though I can't speak to the effectiveness of the soft copper over firm fiber. It appears I don't have much support for the idea of lapping the tapered bolts to their seats, as the use of Loctite seems preferred. Nevertheless, I think there no harm in lapping (with respect to motorcycle maintenance, that is).

Richard

Richard, for A10's, I, of course am only referring to flattening the spindle side of the banjo and using copper there.
Alex

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Re: oil leaking from the rocker box banjo unions.
« Reply #17 on: 16.07. 2008 23:03 »
Thank you, understood. And, just in case I was misunderstood, I probabaly should have said "I can't speak to the effectiveness of the soft copper instead of firm fiber," so you didn't think I was implying to use copper and fiber together.

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