XL 600 Decompression Pin (Placement in Head?)

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Posted February 19, 2008 - 02:50 AM


I have a 1983 XL600R and I need to replace the decompression rocker pin in the cylinder head. I have purchased a new pin from Honda, but I am unsure as to which direction goes into the cylinder (facing down) and which side of the pin should face UP (into the cylinder head cover - Top)

I have included pictures to show the pin. [COLOR="Red"]Does this groove end (shown in the picture with the red arrow) go up into the cylinder head cover or does it go down into the cylinder block?[/COLOR]

HERE IS THE PICTURE: http://render-2.snap...|/of=50,590,442

Thanks for the help

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Posted February 19, 2008 - 06:28 AM


The smooth part goes in, the groove end stays on top for easy retrieval. I've made that mistake once before... Hope that helps.

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