skim head and takeoff base gasket problem

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leon
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skim head and takeoff base gasket problem

Post by leon » Sat May 24, 2008 10:34 pm

ive skimmed 8 thou off a head and taken the base gasket out and now when i try and start the bike it just pops out the inlet and sometimes the exhaust. anyone had this prob before. if so how did you sort it. im using standard cams. or has anyone got an idea what it could be

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Re: skim head and takeoff base gasket problem

Post by zimm » Sun May 25, 2008 2:35 pm

mine did exactly that after i did pretty much exactly what you've done ..

i'd got the coils wired up backwards, swapped em over and it fired up straight away :lol:

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Re: skim head and takeoff base gasket problem

Post by leon » Mon May 26, 2008 10:03 am

tried that and it didnt work. do you time your cams in to the manual??

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Re: skim head and takeoff base gasket problem

Post by zimm » Mon Jun 02, 2008 1:16 pm

leon wrote:tried that and it didnt work. do you time your cams in to the manual??
yep, marks facing outwards and level with the top of the head., i got them 1 tooth out once and it still ran .. ish ..


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