2003 450 all valves are tight

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  • -Biggins-

Posted November 14, 2013 - 06:46 PM


Hey guys, today I was checking my valves, and I noticed that they are all tight. Is this common? Like the exhaust valves are .005. Both of them are. And intake is .003. All of them are. Am I doing something wrong? It's timed almost perfect.

  • RoosterJ

Posted November 14, 2013 - 07:01 PM


They are out of specs. You will need to shim them.

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  • -Biggins-

Posted November 14, 2013 - 07:07 PM


But they are all out of spec evenly? Like literally all of them are the same spec. Exhaust .005 intake .003

Edited by BigginsKTM, November 14, 2013 - 07:08 PM.

  • grayracer513

Posted November 15, 2013 - 08:16 AM


And so? They're all still tight, and they all still need correction.  If you check them again in 5-6 hours ride time after shimming, and they've tightened up some more, they're worn out.

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