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1985 Virago XV700 losing power

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Re: 1985 Virago XV700 losing power

Post by ViragoJoe » Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:52 pm

mbiskup wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:41 pm
I have never adjusted the valves, I am not afraid to try using a my Clymer manual as a guide. They may have been adjusted by a previous owner. I am not familiar with valve train noise, I will begin researching.
Max,

You may want to print off this information.

Adjusting Virago Valves (Instructions)
https://www.viragohelp.com/virago-owner ... go-valves/


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Valves out of adjustment will cause power loss and possible blowing off the Blind Vacuum Plugs.
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Re: 1985 Virago XV700 losing power

Post by mbiskup » Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:00 pm

Thank you, I will get to work on this and reply with results.

Max

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Re: 1985 Virago XV700 losing power

Post by ViragoJoe » Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:09 pm

mbiskup wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:00 pm
Thank you, I will get to work on this and reply with results.

Max
Remember Valve Adjustment should be done on a completely COLD Engine!!
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