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Checking Valve shims

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1975-S1C
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Re: Checking Valve shims

#61 PostAuthor: 1975-S1C » Fri May 31, 2019 6:05 pm

Ok, thanks for the advice. I’ll get the shims I need to drop the two .19’s down to .14.
Probably leave the .17 as is.
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Re: Checking Valve shims

#62 PostAuthor: Safo » Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:42 pm

First of all what a great articale , as I am a reborn z fan and owner I have been re aqainting myself with my kz900 w/s manual, and just to reiterate it also states that you should never grind the shims as they can fracture, but you can grind the valve stem a little to bring it back to spec (on a purpose made tool of course, and with the valve removed


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