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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Oct 18th, 2008, 11:49 pm Thread Starter
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6K valve check?

So I just received the Clymer service manual in preparation for a do-it-yourself 6K service, and when I reviewed the reccmended tasks for 6K, checking valve clearance wasn't mentioned. It was reccomended at 12K. Am I missing something?

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Nope, you are not missing anything. Valve checks are done at 12k. 6k service is basically changing oil and a visual inspection of about a dozen things.

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Thanks! This is my first summer owning a BMW motorcycle (bought this cherry with 2,175 miles in June), and just love this machine. I am going to replace the stock air filter with K&N, and other than that just do as you mentioned; change fluids and visual inspections.

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