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help with spitting oil and shooting flames

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Old 03-28-2012, 12:12 AM
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need help bad. my 03 f4i is shooting oil out of the exhaust and shooting flames from time to time. ive talked to a few people about this uncommon problem but no one has an answer. i narrowed it down to rings which i do not think are bad do to there is oil and what ive heard is that you will throw a rod before rings go out.. #2- i think there are rubber grommets in the head right below the head of the valve to guide it and seal the oil which i may believe are letting oil by to the cylinder and just trying to fire and wont. the build up pressure when fires throws a flame.. #3 possible valve stuck open.......

it is an 03 with 9k miles and was stunted.

Please guys let me know so i can fix this. im tired of this bike sitting and cannot ride it. it drives me iiiiiiiiiinnnnnnnsssssssssaaaaaaaannnnnnneeeeeeee.

Thanks.
 
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:26 AM
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Idk the issue well enough or more info on your bike, but run a compression text, sounds like the cylinder for 1 isnt always firing, needing new plugs. 2, sounds like oil rings are shot.

3, if it is indeed valve guides. in some cases its just easer to buy a new head.
 
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:14 AM
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Originally Posted by F4I_Bob View Post
Idk the issue well enough or more info on your bike, but run a compression text, sounds like the cylinder for 1 isnt always firing, needing new plugs. 2, sounds like oil rings are shot.

3, if it is indeed valve guides. in some cases its just easer to buy a new head.
well if my oil rings are shot wouldnt the top 2 compression rings still keep alot of oil getting by? like i mean the oil is spewing out where the flange connects to the mid pipe and it builds up. i loaded the bike up and it pored out of the muffler lol..... sigh

i replaced all coils and also the plugs twice with iridium plugs which i blew through the first set and the second. the harness has no impedance and has the most powerful spark. the 2 and 3 cyl have oil build up, the 1st and 4th are firing super clean....

im going to do a compression test tomorrow... so ill guess that ill know then...

i do not have alot of money to buy another head but i do know labor and if its just the $10 seals ill go ahead and do that...
how much does a new and used head run for???

Thanks for the input. ill keep updating
 

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Old 03-29-2012, 01:06 AM
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update on the f4i,,,, took the motor out and apart.... the calve seals are junk along with my rings.... motor is going aside for a ultralight prerunner project in the near future.
 
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Old 03-29-2012, 01:38 AM
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Originally Posted by TeamAeD1 View Post
update on the f4i,,,, took the motor out and apart.... the calve seals are junk along with my rings.... motor is going aside for a ultralight prerunner project in the near future.
Dam bro sorry to hear that. im working on getting my hands on a second f4i motor, just as a spair.
 
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