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The BSA Workshop => Twins => Topic started by: Fereday on 07 May, 2017, 20:56:08

Title: Smoking
Post by: Fereday on 07 May, 2017, 20:56:08
When the bike starts first thing getting a bit of smoke in the left exhaust for a few moments then OK the plug looks a bit sticky
Title: Re: Smoking
Post by: STAR TWIN on 07 May, 2017, 22:24:01
Usually a worn inlet valve guide.
Title: Re: Smoking
Post by: Fereday on 08 May, 2017, 06:24:04
The engine as just been rebuilt
Title: Re: Smoking
Post by: STAR TWIN on 08 May, 2017, 06:48:21
Check again after a few hundred miles. It'll probably be OK.
Title: Re: Smoking
Post by: JulianS on 08 May, 2017, 09:00:06
A reconditioned engine will take time for the new parts to bed in properly.

New rings can take several hundred miles.
Title: Re: Smoking
Post by: Bess on 08 May, 2017, 09:56:04
Hi Fereday,
                  What oil are you using?

Regards.....