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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-30-2010, 03:55 PM Thread Starter
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predator shims

what are the stock size shims for the predator i am tring to adjust my vavles and the shims in the exhaust valves are 1.75 and the intake are 1.75 and 1.65

i cant figure out the size i need i did the feeler gauge thing and plugged it into the A=b-c+d and i got like .002 difference from the shims that are in it

any help would be great!
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-18-2011, 05:13 PM
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theres a list of manuals and the predator is in there...theres a whole chart that tells you exactlly what shim you need in replace of what you have
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-19-2011, 04:27 AM
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you simply need to take the measurement you got with you feeler gauges and figure out the difference between that and the spec, for example, when i did my ltz400 all mine were within spec except one intake valve, spec was between .1-.2mm and mine was at .254mm, so it was too loose, the shim that was in it was a 2.65. to get mine right within spec i put in a 2.75 shim which brought my clearance to aprox .154 nicely within spec.....hope this helps
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-23-2011, 10:07 AM
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Where do you get valve shims for it do you have to special order them or get em at a parts store
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-24-2011, 02:48 AM
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If you go on ebay you can get a set of shims from hotcams here is the link

Hot Cams Valve Shim Kit KLX400 DRZ400 TTR250 Predator - eBay (item 220646019281 end time Feb-25-11 12:46:07 PST)
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