Oil leaking from intake/reed valve

This single post is part of a larger thread. Start from the top or view this post in context.

Im currently tearing apart a 1981 honda express and noticed the cause of a bunch of oil all over the case. There is oil leaking where the intake and reed valve are bolted to the case. I removed the reed valve and it seemed to have light surface rust on the part that attaches to intake and case. I checked all the books and it does not seem to require a gasket. This seems odd, I torqued it to factory spects but, I'm considering using a little gasket maker to make a seal. Any Suggestions?

This single post is part of a larger thread. Start from the top or view this post in context.

Want to post in this forum? We'd love to have you join the discussion, but first:

Login or Create Account