Question about 1981 Yamaha XJ 650
On the back of the cylinders is the cam chain tensioner. Find the timing marks for the motor and set the motor to top dead center (TDC) on the compression stroke for the #1 cylinder. Piston up, both valves loose (not pressing on valves). Now loosen the bolt on top off the tensioner and tighten it back up. You have just adjusted your cam chain tensioner.
Posted on Sep 05, 2010
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