yzf engine noise

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  • rickyz1984

Posted December 11, 2009 - 04:42 AM


i've just done the 450 cam mod on my 426 its all timed and torue'd up correctly and shims are in spec it started first kick but is making a ticking noise from the top end i have not removed the old decomp set up though because i do not have th plug yet, does anybody have any idea of what it can be thanks.

  • tech24

Posted December 11, 2009 - 04:59 AM


did you have the buckets out? If so did they slide back in ok? Did you coat them with oil?

  • rickyz1984

Posted December 11, 2009 - 05:21 AM


yes sorry just checked it over again and made the mistake of looking at the wrong year for the shims in my manual thanks for the help i need to pay more attension

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  • tech24

Posted December 11, 2009 - 05:23 AM


sorry Im confused, are you checking valve clearence with a feeler guage or just measuring the shims?

  • rickyz1984

Posted December 11, 2009 - 05:40 AM


i used a feeler guage but i i was looking at the gap for a 2000 madel and mine is a 2002 ive just changed the shims again and its all fine now thanks foer the help

  • tech24

Posted December 11, 2009 - 05:42 AM


right on!

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