Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Kapuskasing Ontario Canada
Mentioned: 10 Post(s)
No matter where you happen to be on the planet, valve clearances should be checked as soon as possible. You can't know what your valve clearances settled at after initial assembly and break-in, and what you're running with until you check them... A lack of valve lash clearance reduces crucial heat transfer from the valve.
I already had an exhaust valve just under spec at 0.21mm at only 4600 km. I set them all in middle of range; 0.18mm inlet and 0.26mm exhaust. Now I can ride in peace until I check them again, maybe at about 30,000 km or so.
Last edited by invader; 05-04-2013 at 04:59 AM.