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Honda VT400 Tappet Clearances

What are the clearances for the valves on a Honda VT400?

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hi ther this is straight out of the vfr 400 manual so bear with me..
the measured clearence of a no.1 cylinder inlet valve is 0.20mm, so b =0.20.

the specified clearence range for an inlet valve is 0.12 to 0.18 mm the mid point being 0.15. so c=0.15

the thickness of the existing shim is 2.200mm, so d=2.2

therefore the required replcement shim a = 0.20-0.15 +2.2 (a=2.25mm) hope this helps

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I would consult and owners manual for procedure and correct gap setting..after finding the correct gaps, you would need to pull the valve cover , position the timing mark as described in owners manual then losen and adjust valves.

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