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Old 18-03-10, 08:52 PM   #1
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Default Cleaning the carbs and adjusting the valves

Having an issue with my carbs becoming all gummed up and power loss issues. Wondering how many miles should the valves be re-calibrated and if that is the case why not clean out the carbs.

Want to learn how to do it but is it a technical thing to do.
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Old 18-03-10, 08:54 PM   #2
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The valve clearance should be checked every 15000 miles.

Fairly technical, probably not the best as a first foray into DIY, but if you are careful and methodical no reason why not to try.
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Old 18-03-10, 10:16 PM   #3
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I did the valves on my first DIY go as I wanted to do the front CCT and I had no mechanical experience and it was ok with help from here and the manual, although I knackered my carbs when trying to clean the float bowls, still don't know what I did and replaced em with another set. So it can be done but you'll learn as you go along if you know what I mean
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