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Sure someone has had this, that rubber seal that has the wiring running out the motor from the stator to the Regulator is shot and I never did think anything of it till after a long ride.There is a fine layer of oil that is coming out of that hole in the motor casing, you guys using a type of silicon sealers or blanking it off and sealing?
 

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There are actually 2 of these rubber 'grommets' one above the other. The top one that you can see is more of a dust seal really [in fact there is a drain slot between the two].



It is the lower of these grommets that is actually responsible for sealing the oil inside the motor.



While you MAY be able to make an effective repair with silicon from the outside you will probably need to remove the advance pulser cover on the back of the motor {is fiddly due to confined space but can be done without removing the motor]



This will give you access to the lower grommet which can then be lifted out, cleaned up and resealed with silicon. Also smear some silicon on the individual wires and slide them back and forth through the grommet to seal the wires themselves.



Be gentle with the wires, after around 30 years in a hot oil environment the insulation has hardened and become fairly brittle.



Clean up any excess silicon as you don't want this stuff floating around in the motor.



You will also need to fit a new gasket to the cover, either buy or make one.
 

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I have already replaced with a new stator and converted to the Ignitech system so it's all new....will make up something but the double seal slipped past me, good to know thanks.
 

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You didn't pull out the blue and white wires?



The lower grommet has individual holes for each wire.




If I tell you now, I'd be lieing, will check the weekend when I'm back home again.....going to do as you said and remove the cover, degrease and seal both ends with something...see if i can't find a rubber block I can cut and then seal with a sealer....not a serious job but also don't want to leave her like that.
 

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I used clear silicone 3 years ago and it's still working just fine, its definitely not something worth dropping the engine for by itself.
 

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I've got some extra Pulsar askets, $5 including shipping in the US.



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