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  1. Yamaha
    Today we will be doing the inspection and adjustment of the valve lash on a Star 650, also known as a Vstar 650 or Dragstar 650, depending on where you live. This is an important, labor intensive, and often overlooked critical maintenance item that must be performed on any motor with solid...
  2. Motorcycle Repair
    Excessive knocking on my 2008 Suzuki C50. Sounds like valves or chains. While on the throttle in low RPM (gear slightly under load) the bike will dip in power (almost like backfiring). Medium to hard throttle, no issues at all. ...So new fuel, 2 valve adjustments, oil, plugs, you name it - no...
  3. Motorcycle Repair
    Hi, all. Working on a 1981 Yamaha XT250H So I pulled the top end with hopes of replacing my valves (all symptoms pointed to an air leak and I fixed all the other potential causes, so I'm thinking my valves weren't sealing right). Got my valve covers off, got everything off I could. Now I'm...
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