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Hi, I own a 1992 Fxlr which has been laid up for a year, I now want to get it back on the road so I put new oil in plus a new filter.
When I let the bike run the front exhaust pipe gets a lot hotter then the rear one, also is they anyway of checking that the oil is getting to the top of the engine through the pipe that connects between the cylinders.
I don't know if you can get any air locks., also the bike is fitted with Edelbrock performance rpm barrels (1600cc)
Thanks dave.
 

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Doesn't sound like an oil problem. What you are describing sounds like the rear cylinder isn't firing, or is very low on compression. As to oil in top end. Pull the rocker covers, but I think, unless you have some reason to suspect an oil problem, that would be unnecessary.
 

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I believe the front cylinder naturally runs more lean than the rear one causing it to be hotter than the rear. If it wasn't getting oil it would be hot noisey then broken very quickly.
 
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