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Old 11th August 2012
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Is master correctly adjusted to allow the piston to retract to uncover relief port?
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Is master correctly adjusted to allow the piston to retract to uncover relief port?
I'd make sure on this one, I've had it happen to me.
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hey thanks for the replies. I'm looking into all of the above this week. preesh!
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Mick I'm not good at pictures but maybe you can make it out ...
My eyesight is so bad that i can actually read that
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My eyesight is so bad that i can actually read that

LOL My eyesight is so bad I actually can read it

Use ONLY DOT 3

Mick it is a sad situation when you get to where you can only clearly see things that are already out of focus.
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ez , +1 , my 76 handel bar sticker says' the same , only dot 3 and thats what i've used works fine . Dont know when that changed but i know it did on latter models , to some other dot rating .
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