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I just talked with the dealer (stealer) today and they quoted me $450 to do the 16K valve adjustment. Well, the way I ride, that'll be $900/year to do the work that I'm thinking I can do myself. I've built and re-built many car engines and a couple of bike engines over the years, so twisting a wrench isn't totally foreign to me. Has anyone done this themselves yet?
 

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I haven't done it on the Raider (or any pushrod motor) yet, but have on an OHC engine (VTX1800).

Pushrod or not, it's just a matter of adjusting the clearance between the rocker and top of the valve stem using the valve adjust screw.



If you feel comfortable with engine work, it shouldn't be a problem.
 
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