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    slackpantz

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    Join date : 2015-11-10
    Age : 37
    Location : brecon

    shims

    Post by slackpantz on Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:16 pm

    stripped the bike down tonight and we are wondering is it a good idea to replace the shims or not? scratch
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    Clarky_two

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    Join date : 2014-09-14
    Age : 46

    Re: shims

    Post by Clarky_two on Wed Nov 16, 2016 10:18 pm

    suppose it depends on the clearances? they are only a few quid -- thats if your talking about the valve clearance?

    What other shims you on about?
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    Taffy300

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    Join date : 2013-12-20
    Age : 46

    Re: shims

    Post by Taffy300 on Thu Nov 17, 2016 5:25 am

    may aswell do the lot if your doing the top end
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    JTM525

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    Join date : 2014-01-19
    Age : 36

    Re: shims

    Post by JTM525 on Thu Nov 17, 2016 10:42 pm

    Is your bike ever in one piece? Laughing
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    slackpantz

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    Join date : 2015-11-10
    Age : 37
    Location : brecon

    Re: shims

    Post by slackpantz on Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:13 pm

    yes i do get out on it now and again joe!!! head but lol! lol! lol!
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    OWEN450X

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    Join date : 2015-12-22
    Age : 44
    Location : Welsh summer returns

    Re: shims

    Post by OWEN450X on Wed Nov 23, 2016 9:51 pm

    Gotta ask what age, hours, mileage is your bike ??? being that it seems to have 1 or 2 issues (would it be better to bin it & start again scratch scratch Rolling Eyes
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    Viv

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    Join date : 2016-02-02
    Age : 102
    Location : Under the thumb

    Re: shims

    Post by Viv on Wed Nov 23, 2016 11:07 pm

    OWEN450X wrote:Gotta ask what age, hours, mileage is your bike ??? being that it seems to have 1 or 2 issues (would it be better to bin it & start again scratch scratch Rolling Eyes

    You don't bin a KTM, as there an ongoing rebuild so somthing is always going to be new on it. Snigger
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    slackpantz

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    Age : 37
    Location : brecon

    Re: shims

    Post by slackpantz on Thu Nov 24, 2016 4:02 pm

    its a 2013 n its done almost 300 hrs on the original piston and rings! that is the only issue with the bike! its done well considering!!

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