Shim and Tool Source

Shim and Tool Source

Postby Ed Townsend » Sun Oct 12, 2003 9:50 am

After pricing a valve adjusting tool and shims at the local dealer I'm looking for less expensive sources. Any recommendations? TIA
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Postby Passx » Sun Oct 12, 2003 1:47 pm

Ed,



Kawasaki uses the same shims and there are a few tuners around for them and more plentiful, I went to a local shop here and the guy had boxes of used shims and he let sit down with my micrometers and pick some out, I believe he charged me $.5-$1.00 each but that was 3 years ago and I'm not sure of the price but it wasn't much. The tool can be had from either Tim's or J.C. Whitneys a bunch less that Honda. Good luck,



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Postby andy » Tue Oct 21, 2003 10:39 pm

YAMAHA xs11 AND cbx USE SAME SHIMS
75 Kawa F7, 71 CB500-4, 79 750F, 82 750 Sabre, 83 Suzuki XN85 TURBO, 81 CBX, 69 CB750 X 14 (like those old Honda's a little)
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