1. valve spring pressure

    I measured my valve spring pressures at ~80lb (lowest 78, highest 84), at the spring lengths specified in the manual (1.259" and 1.284" outer spring length for intake and exhaust, respectively. the inner lengths at whatever the stepped washers put them at). This should be the seated (closed)...
  2. elefantrider

    Fuel tap tear down

    Has anyone taken apart the new style British-made fuel taps? Are they the cone brass type like the original taps? Or do they have any rubber and plastic inside to fail with today's Ethanol-laced gasoline? I have an attached garage and when storing the bikes I remove fuel from tanks to...