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Ferevern2days

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honda cb valve adjustment help
« on: August 24, 2009, 08:36:23 PM »
Hey guys, been reading here a lot but havent posted... anyhow, I have a stupid question. I am adjusting the valves, and would like a link to a thorough thread of it perhaps? Or if nothing else, which are intake and which side is exhaust... while sitting on the bike, is it the front tappets that are intake and the closest to you while on the bike exhaust? Thanks, any help much appreciated.

Andrew

ALSO, I have a lugaage rack, back rest, and a main stand for a cb500 if anyone needs, also all hardware from the 500 and also for a 750 if anyone needs some nuts or bolts.



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Re: honda cb valve adjustment help
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2009, 08:44:17 PM »
Intake tappets are on the carb side. Before you adjust anything, find the manual and read through it at least once. It'll save you more than 1 migraine!

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Offline johnyvilla

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Re: honda cb valve adjustment help
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2009, 10:02:37 PM »
Yea, it doesn't get more straight forward then the Honda manual. I found that carefully sticking a dowell through the spark plug hole, helped me find TDC when I first attempted this feat. Don't forget to adjust cold.

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Re: honda cb valve adjustment help
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2009, 09:35:11 AM »
I could use one chain adjuster bolt for a 750
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Re: honda cb valve adjustment help
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2009, 10:36:27 PM »
Welcome to the forum, here's the link to posting in the for sale section...http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?board=34.0

Valve adjustment isn't hard, just be very particular, don't be afraid to bend your gauges, and always double check your work.   

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Re: honda cb valve adjustment help
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2009, 10:41:00 PM »
Manuals of all sorts also available here:

http://forums.sohc4.net/index.php?topic=17788.0

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