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cb650 cam chain with new gaskets?

1489 Views 17 Replies 7 Participants Last post by  Ron Bullard
aiight, so i'm tired of the 650 marking its teritorry on the bottom of my pant legs so i ordered a gasket kit. not very familiar with bike motors, i'm an air coole vw guy (although i fucking hate that "scene" i still like the cars, but then again, i don't like any other fucker's car but mine.. ah, frustration) and besides the fact that it's air cooled, well, i'd be more comfortable taking the thing appart and changing the gaskets if the pistons were doing each other sideways instead of standing up.

anyway, how do y'all feel about changing the cam chain while i'm at it. i ask cause, well, i know it's supposed to be semi normal to hear the engine click but maybe it's too much.. i'm not sure, i don't know, that's why i'm asking.

CB650, FauxCatiFT500
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i restored my 74 superbeetle to cherry condition. my sister begged me to lend it to her while in college. then one night she went to the "libary" to study for exams where coincidently there was a bartender serving drinks amongst the stacks........

let's just say i didn't get the beetle back in the condition i gave it.

friggin' sweet ride, wish i still had it.


sorry man. yeah, if your pulling the motor to do gaskets. do a leak down/compression test too. that way if your down, you can do rings, replace cam chain, inspect the valves/adjust them, etc.....

i'm sure you have a factory service manual right?

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