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Old 08-23-2013, 08:40 AM   #1
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KTM Dealership Or Good Mechanic In Medellin To Do A Valve Job

Hi guys, we need to get Mayas valve done, and we are heading to Medellin, anyone here know of a good place to get them done.

We have contacted R2R but can't get an answer back from them.

Normally I would do the job myself but no workshop and correct tools means we will have to stump for it.

Anyone have some good input?

Cheers all, Andi
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Old 08-23-2013, 08:55 AM   #2
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supposedly good KTM shop in Pobaldo run by good English speaking Carlos IIRC correctly. Just check with Albert at the Shamrock or ask around the two are just a couple of short blocks away.

You are doing a valve job already or are you just checking

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Old 08-23-2013, 03:41 PM   #3
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That's Federico who owns the Moto Shop. He's a good guy and will treat you fairly though I'm not sure what kind of talent they have at the shop for the 950/990s.

I'd check and see what shim sizes Federico has and plan on doing the valves yourself. It's not that hard, it just takes some time and patience.
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Old 08-23-2013, 03:45 PM   #4
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Might be helpful to distinguish between setting valve clearances (i.e., measuring, then changing shims) and a "valve job," which is more complicated.
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Old 08-23-2013, 07:30 PM   #5
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Just drop by Federicos(Carlos???) He'll let you use anything you need to get the job done yourself
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Old 08-26-2013, 06:18 AM   #6
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Thanks guys, got some leads now, hopefully get everything sorted now.
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