valve adjustment, and camshaft timing

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  • trix-storm

Posted August 23, 2005 - 09:19 PM


ok, i've searched and found stuff that helped a little but im still having trouble as far as how exactly and wat to adjust the valves to on my 01 yz426, and once done with that how to get the cams back in and timed perfectly. i do not have a manual so doin this from personal knowledge as been a pain in the ass. i was wondering if someone could help me out with this, pages from a manual, wat ever, just something. im having a hell of a time. thanks in advance.

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  • grayracer513

Posted August 23, 2005 - 10:01 PM


Read the article on valve adjustment here:

Then, for backup, even though it's for a 250F, read: (same technique, different clearance specs

Then download a manual here:

That should get you started. Look it over and see if you have more questions.

Bookmark the site:

for future refernce.

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