gottabmw Posted May 22, 2010 Share Posted May 22, 2010 A little over a week ago, I low-sided when I hit a slick spot. The '04 RT slid about 40 feet on its left side. Amazingly, the only apparent damage was a scraped left saddlebag and the left valve cover was scraped through, leaving a very small hole in the cover where oil slowly oozed out when the engine was running. And the left foot peg broke off. I also replace the valve cover protector, as it was sheared off. I was able to ride it home. I ordered a new valve cover and peg. I thought the replacement went well. I started it up and oil is now coming out at a fairly alarming rate. It seems to be coming out well inside the valve cover gasket. Any ideas? I barely tightened the bolts of the cover using feel. No oil is coming out around the gasket. Did I over-tighten the bolts or is the head cracked? If so, why didn't I see this much oil coming out before? Now I'm worried I screwed up. Link to comment
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