Originally Posted by Albie
The reason HD dealers carry the shims is because they are used on the Rotax motored Buells. Obviously KTM uses them and I'm guessing some Aprilias use them also.
The Harley Davidson V-Rod uses the same shims too.
My local HD dealer didn't have any in stock. Told me that their mechanics don't have them either. Then stated that the minimum order was for 5 shims of each size and finally, that he couldn't order them at all.
I am now the proud owner of a Hot-Cams Shim Kit.