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Yamaha 350 xt Valve stem oil seals

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We are currently travelling on 2 yamaha 350 xt´s in Chile. We are currently heading north to Santiago. The one bike has leaking valve stem oil seals that need replacing. I ordered a new set(2) from South Africa as the bikes are not common here and parts are hard to come by.

Can anyone recommend a good motorbike mechanic in or around Santiago that can replace the seals for me. I would do it myself but i think you need special tools for the job.

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Johan and Tizzy
from South Africa
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I di9d not find much with a search of the S Am repair shops forum using the hubb engine, but a google search of the same forum revealed some good recommendations. Including:

"santiago" site:http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/repair-shops-south-america/ - Google Search

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...endation-19686

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...santiago-25419

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...go-chile-39049

You may also want to try the santiago hubb community. They are very helpful.

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/community/contactEnglish.shtml




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Can anyone recommend a good motorbike mechanic in or around Santiago that can replace the seals for me. I would do it myself but i think you need special tools for the job.
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Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat?

Which bike has a leak? the one that has been repaired in Rio Gallegos?
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YEs, the one that was fixed in RIO gALLEGOS !!!!!!!!
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