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Old 06-14-2018, 10:24 PM
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I was unable to ride my beloved 06 FLHT for about 8 months and after getting her back in the wind I'm finding several seals that are less than 2 years old weeping some oil. Base gaskets, lifter blocks, primary cover, possibly crank position sensor and oil temp sensor. I made the mistake of not changing the oil before riding again but it was hard to justify seeing as about 500 miles before I had to park her I had done all fluids and it was in a garage in Texas where the weather isn't too bad. Anyways I was just wondering if there was anything I could do to rejuvenate the seals. I have a primary cover gasket so that ones easy but the base gaskets for the jugs are kinda a pita to replace lol
 
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Old 06-15-2018, 03:26 AM
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Question? Are you using synthetic oil? If so try changing back. It may take a while to stop but It worked on my 05 Ultra.
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Old 06-15-2018, 07:04 AM
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Lucas synthetic 20-50 in the pan, Rotella T6 in the primary, Lucas gear oil in the trans.
 
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Pep Boys has about 8 versions of gasket restorer/oil leak stop additives. Not sure they work but claim to swell up gaskets and restore rubber seals.

I have a weep at the case where there is no gasket.
 
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That sounds kinda young for gaskets to be failing. What brand gaskets are they, and who did the work?
 
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Mixture of Cyco and James gaskets. I did the top end about 2 years ago
 
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