I Put A Hole My Crankcase Cover Because I Crash A Lot
I’ve cracked a few crankcase covers over the years, but this is the first time I’ve managed to crack one from inside of the cover.
Of course, I didn’t notice the crack until after I got back to my truck, meaning I put another half hour on my internals with no oil… yay… because now I get to replace 5-hour old bearings.
I pulled the cover and found that the shift shaft was the cause of my new case breather.
I must have laid my bike down in just the wrong angle to punch the shaft hard enough against the case to break.
So if you find yourself with a fresh crack in your cover, here’s how to fix it.
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