adjusting of the valves

4 replies to this topic
  • yzf_virgin

Posted August 01, 2002 - 02:15 PM


I just paid $158 to have it done. Does that sound right? Didn't to me. Is this something that a neophyte (is that the right word?) could do? I can change a clutch.

  • Shawn_Mc

Posted August 01, 2002 - 02:32 PM


Take your time, buy a manual, you can do it. You'll need and accurate caliper or mic. Other than that, Knock yourself out. But since you just had it done, you probably wont need to mess with it for a year or so, dont go spending any money on tools for a while.

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  • Polar_Bear

Posted August 03, 2002 - 12:42 PM


well, I would have done it for $100 bucks. If anyone else who lives in the salt lake area wants it done give me a call. I am a mechanic at the dealership and do private work

Jared aka. "polar bear"

  • skthom2320

Posted August 03, 2002 - 01:18 PM


It is something that anyone can do that has an inch-lb torque wrench and feeler guages that cover 0.10 mm - 0.25 mm. If you can do a clutch you can adjust your valve clearance. Just follow the manual and do a search on TT for tips.

  • Slymax

Posted August 05, 2002 - 08:44 AM


I own the dealership in Utah and have one less mechanic on Monday LOL

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