What Are the Problems Caused by Bad Valve Adjustment?

Answer Vehicle engines are precision machinery; the movement of many parts must be synchronized carefully to make the engine perform properly. Intake and exhaust valves are critical components for optimum... Read More »

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Neck pull adjustment caused lower back pain.?

This is a good example as to why we should never let a chirocracker near our necks.… Hope you get better, and leave the neck "cracking" to the gullible.

What is a valve adjustment?

Like anything else made of metal, an engine's internal components, heads and block expand and contract with changes in temperature. A well-adjusted valve train will compensate for heat expansion an... Read More »

How to Do a Valve Adjustment?

Valve adjustments are made with a cold engine--the purpose is to adjust the valves so that as the engine heats up and the valve adjusters expand, they do not keep the valves open. The valves need t... Read More »

How to Do an XR350R Valve Adjustment?

The XR350R was produced by Honda between 1983 and 1985 as a middleweight off-road racing motorcycle. The XR's 339 cc single-cylinder engine used an unusual design that employed a dual intake and ex... Read More »