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Jeff Policky
Jeff Policky, Motorcycle Mechanic
Category: Motorcycle
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Experience:  Yamaha Gold, Suzuki Gold, Honda Bronze, Polaris Bronze, BRP
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I have recently had my valves checked by a reputable

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HI I have recently had my valves checked by a reputable engineer and all is fine.I made note of the timing position ans dismantled.when I replaced the head it runs very badly and i have no vacuum yet the cam timing is correct.the bike is a kawasaki gtr 1000 if you can help i would be grateful
JA: Do you know your ignition timing number? How many miles are on the car?
Customer: 1243 30 th its a motorbike
JA: What is the model/year of your motorcycle?
Customer: kawasaki gtr 1000 1994
JA: Are you fixing your bike yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes- compression was low and uneven ,the head was refurbished ,the leads and plugs were replaced the carbs were cleaned and replaced
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no i dont think so
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  kwiggins29059 replied 7 months ago.

Hello, have you checked the valve lash, were the valves ground or seats replaced?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
what is lash the valves were checked for gap and the psi result was all around 160