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#143473 - 11/05/18 08:50 PM Re: play in rocker arms [Re: Paul49]
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Originally Posted By: Paul49
Originally Posted By: peejman
I've never replaced that washer, but it doesn't leak.


Mebbe I've squashed it to death.


Hi Paul,

could one be a tad heavy handed?

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#143474 - 11/05/18 09:10 PM Re: play in rocker arms [Re: Reggie]
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Originally Posted By: Reggie
Hi Paul,

could one be a tad heavy handed?

Regards


Ayup Reggie, Ha, I try not to be 'cos it's a weakened bolt, ya might remember some time back, I drilled the bolt down the centre & then in from the side near the head to meet that hole. The idea being that the oil flowed with a turn or two of the screw instead of being screwed out more to bleed. Seemed a good idea at the time. Seems it just needs a good washer not a 10 times reused/flattened one cos I change oil & filter every 600'ish miles. It uses a bit anorl, mebbe 150ml to 350 miles. I should write to Yamaha about this.
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#143483 - 11/06/18 04:35 PM Re: play in rocker arms [Re: Bluedog]
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Are either of the seating surfaces worn? If they're not flat, it would take a good bit of squish for it not to leak. I just tighten it snug so its not leaking and call it good. Given that the threads in the head can be delicate, I go easy on it.
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#143484 - 11/06/18 04:55 PM Re: play in rocker arms [Re: Bluedog]
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It's fine now m8 thanks, new washer fitted.
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