checking valves


4 replies to this topic
  • steve_cirillo

Posted September 19, 2006 - 03:18 PM

#1

before i get blasted, i checked the search feature!!!! it was disabled so here's my question, how do you know when to check the valve clearence on an 00 yz426f? i have never had to do this because i had a buddy that would do it for me, but he moved away. So here i am looking like an R-tard. please help!

  • YZ426F Rider

Posted September 19, 2006 - 03:40 PM

#2

When? Heck, just do it now...it doesn't take very long. I check mine twice a year and I ride every weekend.

Now if you're next question is how to adjust your valve clearances then I'm out. I do mine myself but I'll let somebody like Grayracer tell you how. Actually, does the acronym RTFM mean anything to you? :thumbsup:

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  • tnl

Posted September 19, 2006 - 08:08 PM

#3

Here's a link: http://www.thumperfaq.com/valves.htm

  • steve_cirillo

Posted September 19, 2006 - 10:03 PM

#4

does the motor need to be out of the bike?

  • Slowmotion426

Posted September 19, 2006 - 10:30 PM

#5

No. You can adjust your valves with the motor still in the bike.





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