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#16 theck4291 OFFLINE  

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Posted September 24, 2016 - 07:42 AM

I was lucky enough that it broke right behind the adjustment bolt, leaving the stud easy for me to remove... I PROBABLY messed up at the part where I was unaware that there was a torx head on the adjustment bolt and never held that... so yeaaaaa.... 


Let me get this straight, because its only 8:39 am right now, I was up til 5 so my brain is not fully functional.... If I have the head completely off.... and I am looking at the piston in the cylinder, top dead center will be when the piston is pushed all the way out and I can not see any of the cylinder, correct? thanks!

#17 EricFromPa OFFLINE  



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Posted September 24, 2016 - 10:50 AM

Yes Piston will be the whole way up.


Torx bit is in the center of the rocker nut.You Hold the Torx bit firmly and tighten/loosen the rocker nut just like a jam nut.They make a tool for it but you can use a 10mm wrench and a T20 Torx bit driver.


This tool makes them a little easier to set.Slide your Torx driver down inside and your good to go.