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Old 08-12-2009, 08:16 PM   #52
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Originally Posted by Lone Rider
Good post.

There's a loose rule of: 1 over will be tight and 2 over will not fit.
I've set the valves on an 1150 more times than I can count and found that it can actually be quicker using a guage that is 1 or 2 over rather than trying to get that 'perfect feel/drag' with the correct size gauge.

Whatever works, works...
Yes, good call. Just did my valves a week or two ago, but I'll use that advice on my next adjustment on one of my bikes.
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