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I'll start off by admitting most of my problems have been caused by me. I have a GL 1100 I let set, didn't turn off the petcock and flooded the engine with gas. Bad. It took 2 drain pans to empty it all.

I got it straightened out, cleaned and rebuilt the carbs, replaced the valve seals and valve cover gaskets because I noticed I had an oil leak on one side. After all that I still have an oil leak, but it's not from the valve cover. I really can't tell where it's coming from, but it's collecting on the back stud on the front exhaust manifold. Where would that be originating?
 

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Left side oil leaks are most common from shifter shaft seal. Part is available for cheap, and is relatively easy to change.
 

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Rubbers on valve cover holding bolts can leak, covers can have hairline cracks.
Other posibles, but i never seen one, camshaft seal, gasket or seal on fuel pump/drive rh side, points housing gasket/seal lh side
 

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Its on the right side, so that takes the shifter seal out. I cleaned the bottom side of the valve cover and it's clean, but there's a steady drip of oil coming from the manifold bolts
 

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Tachometer drive seal, down below and behind the fuel pump.
 
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