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MotoMan217

Adjusting Valves?

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Someone told me i need to adjust my valves on my bike? i just got it how long should i wait until i even atempt touching my bike to do this

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Is the bike new or used? If it is used I would do it sooner rather than later. If it is new, I wouldn't go much more than 20 hours before you check them. It isn't hard to do so don't let it intimidate you and it'll give you peace of mind to know.

Pat

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The bike is new. ive ridden it for about 5 hours so far. im going riding all day on saturday so that will put me close to the checking point

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after break in the valves will seat and need very little maint after the first adjustment

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Mine are still in speck after about 50 hours of time. I am do for another check so I'll post what I find. Most reports here over the last year or so have been good except for the guys who put a jillion hours on their bikes...

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