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singleminded

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Re: Wet Sumping - Overnight
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2022, 12:49:07 PM »
I've heard of them cracking (rare) but not desoldering..Glad you found the problem quickly though. John

andrwboul

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Re: Wet Sumping - Overnight
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2022, 11:37:17 PM »
Hi, for anyone who may be interested it turned out the return pipe within the oil tank had desoldered and was allowing oil to flood through.

andrwboul

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Re: Wet Sumping - Overnight
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2022, 10:44:54 PM »
Hi Thomas, thank you for the information. Kind Regards

Thomas

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Re: Wet Sumping - Overnight
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2022, 12:25:37 PM »
Hi Andrew (?), that might be sludge at the ball valve. You can find a decription here on page 47:
http://www.marston-sunbeam.org/technicalNotes/model9EngineRebuild.html
Cheers, Thomas
1946 BSA C11
1937 Sunbeam Model 9
... and a scratched Hyundai
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andrwboul

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Wet Sumping - Overnight
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2022, 11:22:46 PM »
Hi, new owner 1938 Model 8. My bike wet sumps a good litre + overnight, any thoughts what maybe wrong ?