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I'd like to pick up an assortment of valve shims for the 929. I'm sure they are in many of their bikes, not sure what, but if you know please fill me in and provide qty. and price.
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Re: valve shims

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I'd like to pick up an assortment of valve shims for the 929. I'm sure they are in many of their bikes, not sure what, but if you know please fill me in and provide qty. and price.

Nothing wrong with having some spares but I think you're wasting your time.
There are 64 different sizes of shim specified for the 929/954.
Much cheaper idea is to measure the clearances, see what shims you already have, swap around any you can, and then go buy the few that you need.

If you do want to collect them they're just 7.48mm shims as used in many, many different bikes - all the various CBR's back to the F2, GSXR's back to the first water-cooled 750 of '92, R1/R6 and the FZ-series back to the eighties I think, and most of the ZX-series Kwaks are a few examples.

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Re: valve shims

Agree with BR.
That's just how it works, you end up swapping shims around and usually only need to buy a couple. I have 6 spares of various sizes, 3 from my last shim adjustment, and 3 that a member gave me.
When you do your clearance check, if you need shims, post up what size you're looking for and I'll give you [free] what I may have. They're fairly expensive as I recall, maybe $10 -15 each...?
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Re: valve shims

Thanks. Yea, it will be awhile as it was just done but I'd still like to purchase a handful or so of various sizes. It seems like I've accumulated a bunch of one size this last time round. I was hoping to find someone that was cleaning up or maybe not needing them any longer.
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Re: valve shims

For 60-70 dollars you can buy a hot cams shim kit. Comes with a bunch of different sizes in a nicely organized box.

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Re: valve shims

I have lots of shims. send a pm with what sizes your looking for.
I am in need of five 1.650, trade or ??
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For 60-70 dollars you can buy a hot cams shim kit. Comes with a bunch of different sizes in a nicely organized box.
Thanks, will do
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I have lots of shims. send a pm with what sizes your looking for.
I am in need of five 1.650, trade or ??
I'll check the inventory and get back with you in a few.
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