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  2. Heres my findings during the valve adjusting process. The two exhaust valves were just less than .004" and the intake valves were tight with no gap causing pressure on the valve it's self. Everything is now adjusted to .006". So I took the bike out for a little run today and I noticed a few things. First the "Pros" The first thing was how easy the bike started, next was how the idle had smoothed out. The idle dosn't fluxuate as much anymore. Throttle responce is a tad better too. Now the only "Con" if you can call it a "Con". There is now a valve train noise that was not there before I
  3. I've never done this before but after reading a few thread I decided to check my valves for the first time and to my surprise it was much easier than I thought. My bike is a 2005 Sp 500 HO. I first pulled the seat and the right side panel off, and that's it! It wasn't too bad to get at. Next I pulled the spark plug out and removed both the head cover ( 8-8mm bolts) [ATTACH]1021[/ATTACH] then the side cam cover (5-8mm bolts). [ATTACH]1023[/ATTACH] Also remove the plug in the recoil cover (14mm bolt) to see the timming marks. [ATTACH]1022[/ATTACH] Next I turned the engine over with th
  4. I've used a few products with some good results. The first product is Maxima SC1 Clear Coat. [ATTACH]1019[/ATTACH] This stuff works great, easy to use and smell good too. Clean your bike and spray it on. Leave it sit over night and your plastics will look like new. The other stuff that I tried that gave me some decent results was Mop & Glo. [ATTACH]1020[/ATTACH] Just apply with sponge brush slowly so not to make air bubbles and let dry over night. Both products act like a clear coat and hide all the little surface scratches
  5. Looks great, Nice job installing but I bet it was a bit of a PITA I also bet the old cougers just love it!
  6. Good morning QC, wet and rainy today in Southern Ontario
  7. Mossy Oak Graphic 3M Vinyl Mod Before After
  8. What! No pictures of anyone stuck? Looks like you guys had a blast, I can't wait to get out riding again.
  9. Welcome to QUADCRAZY Scrammy! Nice to see another Polaris Fan here. Great site and a lot of knowledgeable people too!

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