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Setting valve clearances 04 V11

6 yrs ago I brought my 1100i sport

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I learned how to set the tappits myself 4yrs ago I brought a VTR1000 and never needed to set anything 2yrs ago I went back to MG... brought the V11 nero Corsa and for those 2yrs the shop has done my maintance. However the warantee is now up so I might as well go back to servicing the bike myself. Fill in the blanks please people, whats the clearances? which markings on the flywheel do I use for which cyl's? rotate the crank which direction? anything else I need to know? ,The left side is marked S and the right is marked D. Rotate the crankshaft clockwise when looking at the front of the motor. The valve clearances are .1 mm inlet and .15 mm exhaust in Australia, I think the yankee ones are tighter? Watch the inlet valve close when rotating the motor, then find the top dead centre mark s or d, soon to appear in the window.That is the adjusting position.Or use a broom handle down the plug hole to find TDC. ,,,

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