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Offline grav220

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Tappet setting T35 Mark 1
« on: 10 Mar 2014 at 09:37 »
Sorry to keep bothering you guys with questions but here is another query.
The books say set the tappets at 0.002" with a cold engine, but when browsing the forum I noticed that someone, I think it may have been Eddie, said to set them at 0.005". What is the current thinking please?
I had the bike running yesterday after a bit of trouble setting a reliable (ish) tick over and took it for a short run. Feels quite nice. Always needs a prod on the ticklers to start even when hot so a carb strip is the next thing on the list.
Happy biking in the sunshine.
Graham

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Re: Tappet setting T35 Mark 1
« Reply #1 on: 10 Mar 2014 at 11:55 »
Graham,
             According to the handbooks, the tappet clearance should be .002" for the T35 Mk1, and .005" for Mk3 - 5 machines, and .025" for the Plus series. (All clearances set with the engine cold).

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                Eddie.

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Re: Tappet setting T35 Mark 1
« Reply #2 on: 10 Mar 2014 at 19:58 »
Thanks once again Eddie
G