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Thread: Valve Adjustment Shims for GSW: where to buy?

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    Registered User lkchris's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by t6pilot View Post
    FYI. My bmw mechanic friend recommends having a spare set of valve cover gaskets, as a rule they change them out, reduces possibility of comebacks for leaks

    FYI ... he's padding your bill.
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    Actually on my '17RT they got replaced under warranty after they leaked when the valves were adjusted and I needed to use RTV gasket maker to get home...... YMWV...
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    Valve shims

    I made a list from Max site and got my dealer to order them all. I keep them current as I use them. They are not expensive but dealers rarely stock them and it could take a while to get the one you need.
    David Nicholls
    Teulon Manitoba - Canada

    2015 R1200GSA-LC

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