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  1. Engine Discussion
    I finally attempted a valve adjustment on my 76' CB500T, as the valves have been pretty noisy ever since I bought it. Following the shop manual, I rotated the generator counter clockwise until the LT mark aligned with the index mark. Then because I thought the mark on the camshaft aligned with...
  2. Engine Discussion
    I've read and re-read the manuals. Even youtubed it but for the life of me, I can't seem to get the alternator rotor to fix on TDC for the left cylinder on the compression stroke for setting the tappets. The rotor simply springs beyond the setting by about 60 degrees. Witnessing the left...
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