Originally Posted by Jason Abbott
Are the 2012 to 2013 specs the same — intake range 0.10–0.15mm, exhaust 0.12–0.17mm? I ask because I found my 2013 intakes a bit outside that spec at 8 hours.
I popped the cover thinking just to familiarize myself with things while it's still mostly clean and found a 0.10mm feeler very tight on the intakes. I replaced the 2.85 shims there with 2.80mm shims and now it seems right: 0.13mm is a snug fit, 0.15 won't fit.
BTW, valve adjustments are sure simple on these. Very nice.
That is about as close as you will get with KTM shim sizes. The next smaller would put it outside the range. I try for the large side of the range on my 530.
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