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  1. Stripped threads on oil filter element cover

    V Star
    Hi folks. I have a 1998 Yamaha V Star 650 classic. I’ve had it for a year and I enjoy the bike. When I changed the oil a few months back I’d notice an oil smear to the left of the oil cover. Today I took the oil cover off, put a new filter on and started tightening the bolts to spec. When I...