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Raise the rear wheel of the bike off the ground, shift the transmission into fourth gear, remove the spark plugs and bump the rear tire in the normal direction of rotation until the points open as wide as they will, Usually, there is a mark on the break cam that indicates where this point is. Get the fiber cam follower right on this mark. Loosen the points screw and set the points at 0.020". If you're setting a used set of points, burnish any raised area on the points with a points file to get them smooth. Once you get the point set, shift the transmission back to neutral, reinstall the spark plugs and lower the bike.

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