Head gasket replacement on 99 drifter 1 500

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Root66

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Head gasket replacement on 99 drifter 1 500
« on: October 27, 2020, 19:57:24 PM »

99 drifter w/33000 mi. Head gasket lea
king, need any advise on procedure
Boug
ht   for trip and put 2000 approx.
Mi. On it now head gaskets leak. Bummer, want to keep the bike . Finances are low will have to scrounge for parts. Have service manual to work from,was hoping for wisdom from the crowd. Thanks in advance.
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Re: Head gasket replacement on 99 drifter 1 500
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2020, 13:18:13 PM »

Head gasket? You sure? What's leaking? Coolant? External or internal?
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Re: Head gasket replacement on 99 drifter 1 500
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2020, 03:56:46 AM »

Pretty common for the upper coolant hoses - between the heads - to leak.
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