Valve Shims

5 replies to this topic
  • byw

Posted July 26, 2006 - 06:18 AM


What other valve shims would work in my 01 426,Yamaha dealer does not stock any.Kawazaki,Honda,etc.Thanks

  • gleaves

Posted July 26, 2006 - 06:22 AM


I used Hotcams and bought the whole shim kit (in 7.48mm) so I have some extra. PM me when you know which shims you need. The stealerships are a PITA and too expensive IMHO. :thumbsup:

  • byw

Posted July 26, 2006 - 06:34 AM


Thanks but as usual in a hurry.Have a enduro this Sunday not sure they are out but figure I'd better check them they were close last time.Mike

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  • grayracer513

Posted July 26, 2006 - 06:58 AM


Any 9.48mm valve lash shim will work. Honda CRF450, KXF450, and I believe the RMZ450 all use this size. The Honda dealer will certainly have some.

  • byw

Posted July 26, 2006 - 08:25 AM


Thanks that gives more places to look :ride: :thumbsup:

  • overrev

Posted July 27, 2006 - 10:45 AM


all the shim type ( big four) 450 mxers use 9.48mm shims , as do the 450 quads
250's use 7.48mm

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