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Old 01-19-2013, 09:46 PM   #11
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Wow that sucks, and yeah I can't beleave how much valves cost its stupid!
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Old 02-01-2013, 11:21 PM   #12
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so I measured my valves after reassembling the head and only a few were a issue so I took a little bit off the valve not much and im all set!
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I used same stunt on DOHC Honda bikes and worked fine, you just gotta watch the valvetip to retainer flat clearance. Thinking the tips there were nitrided too, but they sank so fast into seats that the extra wear from soft tip once nitride removed seemed to offset each other.
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