Valve clearance check and shim swap discussion thread

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Re: Valve clearance check and shim swap discussion thread

Post by Vaughn » Mon Sep 09, 2013 10:57 pm

Very informative threads, thanks a lot. I'll feel much more confident going at it now with all this information at hand, read mori's guide 3 times now and it all makes perfect sense
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Re: Valve clearance check and shim swap discussion thread

Post by GeorgeMoroz » Sat May 27, 2017 12:02 am

understand its been a while but just a quick question, some, not all of my clearences were large on inlet and exhaust however im not running an oil cooler, the largest on inlet and exhaust was about 0.23. would you accept this as a tolerable clearence if theres no oil cooler?

btw the bike still runs cool according the the water temp guage, got a nice strip of tape on the rad.

thanks!

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Re: Valve clearance check and shim swap discussion thread

Post by banner001 » Sat May 27, 2017 6:02 pm

.23 is a too large for an inlet you will need a shim thats 0.05mm bigger than whats in there, also ive always tried to get my valves to be approximately the same value across all the inlets, or across all the exhausts
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