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I have a '95 zx6r. while driving on the interstate I hit a huge pot hole and immediately oil was spewing everywhere and white smoke obscured my view behind me. I replaced the manifold gasket, but took it for a short ride and it bogged out on me. when I got it home finally, I smelled fuel. The only way that I got her home was to rev it up A LOT to the point I was doing burn outs when i would take off. I removed the gas tank and there was gas everywhere. even the air filter was saturated. I have absolutely no idea what the problem could be and it's getting nice enough out here in Indiana that I can take her out but obviously can't. I am a disabled vet and cannot afford to take her to a shop, but find it therapeutic to ride (stress reliever).
Please shoot me ideas on what the problem could be. Thanks
 

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Without pictures, I'm assuming there's a nice leak somewhere in your fuel tank or a hose is loose. What caused the oil to spew everywhere? Have you figured that out yet? Have you downloaded your service manual and combed over the entire bike for loose, cracked or damaged areas/hoses? Checked all if the bolts/covers? What does the bottom of your tank look like? Rust? Holes?

There are a ton of variables, so the more info the better. You've got to help us help you. Or help yourself and comb the entire bike with your service manual in tow.
 

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Bottom of the tank looks perfect. I will post pics shortly, as it's been cold in my garage (Indiana weather).
As far as the oil, I was told that the jolt could have jarred the manifold lose or caused a crack in the gasket (think it's called the manifold). So I replaced the gasket.
 

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Disassemble clean and inspect every part.

Use this as your chance to change the plugs and air filter and oil.

Until u inspect every part u will just be guessing.

It will show itself if u look hard enough.
 
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maybe one of your floats is stuck? So its just flowing gas when its not suppose to? I would say that is why your air filter is covered in it?
 

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maybe one of your floats is stuck? So its just flowing gas when its not suppose to? I would say that is why your air filter is covered in it?
If that is it, you can drain the bowls and spray seafoam in it.
 

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I have a '95 zx6r. while driving on the interstate I hit a huge pot hole and immediately oil was spewing everywhere and white smoke obscured my view behind me. I replaced the manifold gasket, but took it for a short ride and it bogged out on me. when I got it home finally, I smelled fuel. The only way that I got her home was to rev it up A LOT to the point I was doing burn outs when i would take off. I removed the gas tank and there was gas everywhere. even the air filter was saturated. I have absolutely no idea what the problem could be and it's getting nice enough out here in Indiana that I can take her out but obviously can't. I am a disabled vet and cannot afford to take her to a shop, but find it therapeutic to ride (stress reliever).
Please shoot me ideas on what the problem could be. Thanks
Go take pictures of the monster pothole. Take that, and your bill from the motorcycle shop to the agency responsible for the roadway that had the pothole you hit and make a claim for damages. Or, claim it on your insurance and make your agent go through the drill.

If the bike took a big enough hit to whack out the motor..... what kind of shape are your tires and rims in?!?!!?:dowhat
 
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