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Valve adjustment I was wondering how to do my own valve adjustments on my 2001 zx-12r,I have done them on a inline 4 cylinder merc boat engine years ago.but need some direction for the 12 ?

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Hi brookeside14
Not sure what the Merc marine motors are like, but this style of motorcycle engine  are twin overhead cam with bucket and shim type adjustments valve lash adjustments. Best way to tell you to go about this is to download a full manual from here, it has detailed procedures and everything you need to know to set the valve adjustments. Thanks for using FixYa, a FixYa rating is a great reward for my time to get this info to you. Cheers
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