View Full Version : t100 oil leak

05-21-2012, 8:49 PM
My 69 t100 leaks oil from a few different locations, should I worry?26360

05-21-2012, 8:56 PM
Btw that's from sitting 12 hours..

05-22-2012, 12:57 PM
you're kidding right?

now that i look like a jack ass...but as far as i know... the triumph 500s didn't use gaskets on the inner and outer trans covers.

check and see where its coming from.

if thats all your leaking, i wouldn't lose any sleep over it.

05-22-2012, 6:01 PM
I was told triumphs perform their own oil change!

05-23-2012, 9:20 AM
if youre riding triumphs get use to the leaks.if you can find an extra thick primary gasket like the 600 that might help.i havent found one for a 500 yet .that leak doesnt look bad. when you change it glue it to the outer cover and use a little grease on the case side.

05-26-2012, 7:24 AM
HEH, that is NOT an oil leak, when after 12 hours of sitting you have 1/2 a quart on the floor, then you have a leak !

05-26-2012, 10:49 AM
Its like a Dog, they mark their territory

05-29-2012, 11:26 AM
*yeah and as far as "extra thick gaskets" go (at least in the case of the bastard Triple) is a no no, it will throw the clutch out of adjustment. Even a 1/16" difference will play hell when trying to adjust the clutch. You twin owners have it easy !

05-29-2012, 12:00 PM
When they start to leak in front of you it's a sign of trust :)