Golden Egg - Yamaha seca II 600

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Re: Golden Egg - Yamaha seca II 600

Post by frizzit » Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:15 am

I never had a problem with K&N on my Seca, I hope this isn't a common problem.

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Re: Golden Egg - Yamaha seca II 600

Post by Seca-Seca! » Wed Oct 26, 2016 7:23 pm

I think this is a problem with the "plate" in the oil filter which has the holes and the threads to screw onto the mounting point.

The last time I changed my oil I bought a filter which had more of a convex plate (in relation to the filter cartridge itself) so the middle of the plate extended toward the mounting point on the bike. This resulted in a condition where even if the filter was screwed in all the way, the gasket still didn't have enough pressure to seal well. This was because the threads bottomed out too early, I believe.

I ran to the store with fresh oil still dripping from my bike and grabbed a different filter. While switching the new one out with the leaking one, I noticed that the plate on my newest purchased one was more of a concave plate, so the threads were farther away from the mounting point whenever the gasket touched the engine. This allowed more pressure to be put on the gasket since the threads didn't bottom out too early.

Anyway, long story short, look for a filter which has more of a "cupped" shape than a "mountain" shape on the mounting plate.
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Re: Golden Egg - Yamaha seca II 600

Post by radare » Sat Dec 24, 2016 7:12 pm

Did something happen to Golden Egg and it get parted out??

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Re: Golden Egg - Yamaha seca II 600

Post by Bigfeet51 » Sat Dec 24, 2016 8:57 pm

Radare, my bike is still together and it's covered up waiting for good weather arrive

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Re: Golden Egg - Yamaha seca II 600

Post by radare » Sun Dec 25, 2016 12:29 am

Bigfeet51 wrote:Radare, my bike is still together and it's covered up waiting for good weather arrive
That's good to hear. Saw the color and instantly thought of your bike.

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Re: Golden Egg - Yamaha seca II 600

Post by Bigfeet51 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:29 pm

Guys, I have a major oil leak! At first, I thought it was the oil filter but after doing an oil change today I noticed that the leak is coming from around the base of the filter. The leak seems to be coming from the upper part of the base. Anybody experienced this issue before?

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Re: Golden Egg - Yamaha seca II 600

Post by radare » Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:13 pm

That metal plate that the oil filter screws to, is removable. There is an oring between it and the case. When that fails, you'll get a good oil leak.

To replace, remove the oil filter, unscrew the threaded adapter the filter screws into, and then pop off the plate. Then it's a simple matter of replacing the oring.

I'd recommend a genuine oring if possible. It seals against quite a bit of oil pressure and takes a lot of heat. Not something you want to have fail on a long ride.

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Re: Golden Egg - Yamaha seca II 600

Post by Bigfeet51 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:29 pm

radare wrote:
Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:13 pm
That metal plate that the oil filter screws to, is removable. There is an oring between it and the case. When that fails, you'll get a good oil leak.

To replace, remove the oil filter, unscrew the threaded adapter the filter screws into, and then pop off the plate. Then it's a simple matter of replacing the oring.

I'd recommend a genuine oring if possible. It seals against quite a bit of oil pressure and takes a lot of heat. Not something you want to have fail on a long ride.
Radare, thanks!

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Re: Golden Egg - Yamaha seca II 600

Post by Bigfeet51 » Tue May 02, 2017 7:10 am

While I wait for this O ring to arrive I just decided that I want some different exhaust pipes. I haven't been home due to work so I was wondering if anyone can tell me the OD on the exhaust pipes? I want a pair of exhaust pipes that's short with a black finish. Also, I need something that's a bit louder than what I have now.

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Re: Golden Egg - Yamaha seca II 600

Post by Bigfeet51 » Wed May 03, 2017 1:15 pm

Guys, I am thinking of purchasing a Hayabusa Stubby Short Shorty Moto GP EXHAUST SLIP ON Pipe. I contacted the seller with the header measurements and they stated that it will fit.
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