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How do i set the ignition timing on a 1976 yamaha XT500?

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SOURCE: what's the gap size for tappets on a yamaha xt500?

Valve Clearances Intake (cold) 0.07 - 0.12 mm Exhaust (cold) 0.12 - 0.17 mm

Unless i'm misunderstanding you this is the information you need

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