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Old 08-20-2012, 10:16 AM   #77
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Joined: May 2004
Location: Indiana
Oddometer: 1,620
I once talked to a dealer mechanic and asked him why I couldn't just put my KLR valve shims on a surface grinder to bring them in to spec. He told me that they always take thicker shims when they go out of spec.

I never went back to that shop. I suspect that he has never really adjusted any valves as a part of routine maintenance.
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