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Oil hemorrhage!
#792411 12/08/19 10:47 pm
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I just got my '58 Square Four started for the first time after it had sat for a long time (i.e. heavily wet-sumped). There was a large volume of oil pumping out of the breather pipe (# 2099-37) which I suppose is no surprise. However, I have not ridden this bike since I purchased it and I do not know if there is a supposed to be a hose on the end of the pipe. Should there be one and, if so, where would it be routed? Should it go back to the oil-tank, the drive chain, or elsewhere, or should it just discharge straight down?
Thanks in advance for any helpful answers.


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Re: Oil hemorrhage!
Paul Sammut #792572 12/11/19 12:13 am
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It's the bare pipe pointing straight down behind the oil line junction block

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