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  1. #16
    Quote Originally Posted by dmilan View Post
    Nuts
    Just a rumor I suppose, but I spoke with a gent at a certain used motorcycle part supplier, that may or may not specialize in any particular brand , that said they have seen a noticeable and steady increase in folks searching for K12 engines due to bottom end failure.

    d'milan
    This I do not like!
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  2. #17
    Quote Originally Posted by racer7 View Post
    Do you know for sure this bike was never dumped and left running for a while on its side, resulting in no oil pressure? Don' think it has any kind of tipover but never went over the wiring diagram to confirm. On a bike that already has a wonky cam drive, that would probably do it in easily- already hammered rod ends with no pressure created wiped bearing quickly- with complete destruct at a later date.
    It is possible, you are not the first person to mention this. And I got some more troubling news about the bike today. Have to wait to see what happens.
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