anyone have a link to a write up on a valve adjustment for a 2005 I would rather not pay the stealership for it. I am a mechanic just need the write up on it as clearance and torque on every motor is differant. thanks for any help.
Anyone willing to post what they paid for a 15K mile service? I'll be needing one later this season and was curious what the going rate was. Assume they do everything aside from an oil change (i.e. everything on the periodic maintenance checklist).
On my 04 636, the manual said at 18,000 miles check the valves. The dealership quoted me $250 labor plus parts (shims, gaskets,etc.). Since I'm a big DIY, I did mine a few months ago. It was actually quite easy, but time consuming.
I had 8 valves that needed adjusting. The head mechanic at the dealership helped me swap out the shims I had for the ones I needed for each valve. I put new plugs in while I was there too. I believe it cost me a grand total of $25 and a little bit of my time.
I'm actually going to do my buddies 05 ZX10R in a few weeks. He's going to donate $$ to my new tire fund.
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