thought i checked that.

6 replies to this topic
  • timothypg

Posted May 19, 2007 - 09:47 AM


Did a valve adjust today. double checked everything. Fired it up and went for a ride. Got about 6 mi. and those valves were really singing. Tried loosening the decomp. a bit nothing. got it back home and DAMN, the left intake tappet and nut were gone, no wonder it was so loud. Anyways got the parts out and i will do it again, but this time check it 3x. If that had been on the cam side it could have been disaster. So if you think you checked things over maybe it is not a bad idea to check once more.:ride: :) :bonk:

  • Bibleman

Posted May 19, 2007 - 10:36 AM


I hear ya! My personal motto has always been "Measure twice and cut three times" Ha!

  • XR4DEZ

Posted May 19, 2007 - 07:02 PM


Glad it didn't eat the nut!

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  • Firelyle

Posted May 19, 2007 - 08:17 PM


Close Call...glad it worked out!

  • needsprayer

Posted May 20, 2007 - 05:53 AM


How did you get the parts out?


  • timothypg

Posted May 20, 2007 - 11:49 AM


I used a wire and a magnet to get the parts out. Lost the tappet for awhile. It ended up going under the cam.

  • martinfan30

Posted May 21, 2007 - 09:57 AM


a little excitement!:)

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