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valve adjustment..to do or not to do


This is a discussion on valve adjustment..to do or not to do within the Yamaha Rhino General Discussions forums, part of the The Garage category; do you guys adjust your valves or just run them...my attitude is if it aint broke dont mess with it.....you
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Old 07-16-2008, 10:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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do you guys adjust your valves or just run them...my attitude is if it aint broke dont mess with it.....you know being high performace motors, they might grenade on ya....
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Old 07-16-2008, 10:58 AM   #2 (permalink)
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We highly recommed have the valves adjusted to keep the motor running strong.If you have noticed when you lax on your maintance is when problems occur.
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Old 07-16-2008, 11:00 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Adjust them. They will tighten up. Mine were starting to get tight after about 25 hrs.
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Old 07-16-2008, 12:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
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keeping the valves adjusted properly is a must! the valves tighten up and compression goes away to the point where it wont run we adjust valves about 20 hrs
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Old 07-16-2008, 12:35 PM   #5 (permalink)
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We highly recommed have the valves adjusted to keep the motor running strong.If you have noticed when you lax on your maintance is when problems occur.
thats the prob, never had any problems so far....
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Old 07-16-2008, 01:46 PM   #6 (permalink)
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thats the prob, never had any problems so far....
Once the valves start causing a problem it could be too late.
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Old 07-16-2008, 07:55 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I am sure everybody will disagree with me..... But


I wouldnt mess with them. I dont even change my oil or clean my air filter. Just drive it like you stole it and it will be fine.

I have 3500 miles on mine without any problems.... I had the dealer adjust them at 20 hours but I dont think he really did it. He didnt remove my 4 seat cage and I have been told that it cant be done with it on. I just wanted a receipt saying it had been done for my warranty.

I have heard of the valves on the Rhino being a little on the tight side but I have not heard anybody report that they were way off..... Just slightly off. It wouldnt hurt anything.
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Old 07-16-2008, 09:06 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I hope your right MIke...becuase I have do not have the balls to do it myself and I am sure the cost to do it is high............but I do like to keep my engine in top notch maintained condition!

Anyone want to throw down for a brotha? I supply the brewskis and elbow grease, you supply the know how???
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Old 07-16-2008, 09:27 PM   #9 (permalink)
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i adjust mine every trip, and they always tighten up on me. especially for the guys who are "on the wood" the whole time, its a must for top performance. be glad to help anyone out who lives close enough, im in temecula.
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Old 07-16-2008, 09:36 PM   #10 (permalink)
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SHONUFF............I will kiss your converse brotha! Lets hook up in a few weeks!!?????
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