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Old 11-07-2010, 01:06 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by Padmei
Sorry for the hijack Bikecat
No problem; we're all learning here, and I am grateful for the knowledge and information imparted.

Things took an interesting turn when I worked on the bike. I removed the valves with the help of a valve-spring compression tool:

The valves were not wearing evenly; any idea what would cause this?

Started cleaning the cylinders ...

I've learnt that it is important not to mix up the left / right sides; critical to label them properly. Take things slowly is important; almost like a zen approach. Next thing I did was to clean the pistons ......... that's where it got interesting .....

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