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Old 09-16-2010, 05:35 PM   #1984
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Joined: Feb 2008
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Oddometer: 407
Originally Posted by itsatdm
I can only report on mine. 1992 with 67,000 miles, used no oil. Valve adjustments every 26,000 miles or twice in my case. The carbs can get finikeye. Go motion pro emulsion tubes and you only have to deal with them every 25,000 miles. An Ebay early 90 R6 electric fuel pump will save you a lot of grief. Rock solid bike, wish I had mine back.
I have had mine (92, 36000) for about two years now and I have not done any valve adjustments. I know it varies from bike to bike how important they are and how quickly they get out of whack, so what is this bike notorious for with valves?
1992 Yamaha TDM 850
1980 Honda CX500
1977 Honda Goldwing GL 1000
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