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Just did my valve check and got lucky that I could swap one set around to get into spec, although it will bring my .20 clearance right down to .15. I don't have any other swaps I can do to get my other valve into spec. Really need at least one 2.85 bucket and would like a second to keep that .20 clearance on the other valve.

If you have something, let me know please.
 

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Got antsy and just ordered up a couple from Big Twin BMW. Closest dealer is over 2 hours away and want to get my bike back together soon.
 

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Both 0.15 and 0.20 are in spec. I would not go from 0.20 to 0.15 as the valves always wear tight (valve seat erosion). Better to leave it loose as you find it will be tight and out of spec on the next check.
 

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Better to leave it loose
Agreed. That is why I ordered up two 2.85 so I can put that 2.85 back on the original valve.
 

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Agreed. That is why I ordered up two 2.85 so I can put that 2.85 back on the original valve.
OK that sounds better.
 
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