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post #10 of (permalink) Old 11-25-2018, 04:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Showmeguy66 View Post
I am indeed a smidge over 16,000 but this is not a task I am willing to DIY. If you feel you're ready to open up the head then go for it, but I will be heading to the shop for this service. I also see no signs that anything is amiss here. It fires right up, idles fine, not making noise isn't smoking...I will have it checked, just don't see the urgency to hit it at 16K on the nose.
Yea, it's true, bike shows no sign of malfunction, runs fine, no backfire, maybe, maybe not very smooth idle (this could be nature of a beast also- will see in spring). But this could do damage in long run i.e. burnt valves and there's when the fun stops...
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