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Old 05-18-2013, 02:17 PM   #5
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Oddometer: 25
Thanks you all for the advice!

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Is there any metal on the oil screen or the magnet?
Yes, I found some small bits of metal on the magnet.

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It sounds like the valve clearances are too large. If that's the case, the cam follower bearings (CFB's = rocker arm bearings) are suspect.
I adjusted valves to the expected values.

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Then find TDC again and do the wiggle test again. If it's different, even a tiny bit tighter or looser than before, the bearings are likely toast.
Damn... looks like this is the case.
I know I should fix it ASAP but... how many more miles I can put on the bike before the engine will give up?

Considering I can do the fix, is it the part #12 on the diagram we're talking about (rocker bearing) ?
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