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PostSubject: You've seen it all before (tappets)   You've seen it all before (tappets) Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:02 am

2009 bike with 10k miles on the clock


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In the end I bought a kit C on ebay (!) and did the job myself having read/watched Mr Roper's tutorials at least 10 times!

I didn't know that the cam followers were worn before I started out, I just assumed they would be given all I've seen on this forum.

Hopefully I can now ride worry-free
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PostSubject: Re: You've seen it all before (tappets)   You've seen it all before (tappets) Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:20 am

Pics no show, but yes, we've seen it all before......
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PostSubject: Re: You've seen it all before (tappets)   You've seen it all before (tappets) Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:58 am

What am I doing wrong on the pics?
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PostSubject: Pictures   You've seen it all before (tappets) Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:26 pm

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PostSubject: Re: You've seen it all before (tappets)   You've seen it all before (tappets) Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:26 pm

Good pics. The top one is particularly useful as it clearly shows the very early stages of failure on the tappet on the right. Even though the DLC hasn't started to abrade you can clearly see the different colour tone in the centre of the face caused by the coating crazing as it fractures.

My guess is that a lot of the people who take umbrage at my observation that they are all going to fail will of looked at their tappets, (Or their mechanic will of!) and seen that sort of damage and either thought it was OK or didn't notice it at all! Make no mistake, that tappet is on the way out too.

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PostSubject: Re: You've seen it all before (tappets)   You've seen it all before (tappets) Icon_minitime1Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:07 pm

Midlifecrisis,

Cudos to you for accepting what it is, getting on with the fix & putting it behind you.

Too many keep listening to the alternative facts preached by Piaggio.
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