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I could use someone's help here. I have a 1985 Vulcan 700 that just came back from service, including an oil change. Had it in storage (semi heated) for eight weeks, started the bike and immediately puked oil out from around the filter. I had a 77 Super Glide years ago that lost oil at start up after sitting but this bike never did this, any ideas? My fear is the technician may have fractured the seal from overtightening, but am terrified of maybe cross threading the filter during install, they did some other dumb things too. Thanks.
 

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Buy a new filter and replace it and top the oil off...you should be good to go.

Be sure to run a fingertip of oil around the gasket before you screw it on. This is the #1 reason for filter gasket failure...not lubricating it before you put it on. It can crack sitting dry like that. I've seen many a blowout of filter gaskets on cars due to not lubing the gasket first.

1/4 turn past hand tight is good enough in most cases.
 
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