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is it possible to check the valves on a 07 without removing the motor mount?

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That thing is a real PITA to remove especially the bottom bolt. I don't think I can get the cover off though without removing the mount.

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i tried but never worked ou to good, i just remove the 2 bolts and loosed the other one and sneek it out.i've heard of some people doin it but i wasnt able to for some reason.

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ya, some people claim to be able to do it, but I've tried and wasn't able to do it. But with a socket extension and normal wrench's its easy and fast to take off or at least loosen the engine mount brackets to take the cover off. I don't remember it taking more than a couple minutes to take off and put back on every time I've done it.

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yeah the first time i did it i had to take off the 2 top bolts first then had to use a open ended wrench to get at the bottom bolt. then the torque wrench wasnt working right since i had to completely tighten the bottom bolt first since it's impossible to tighten it once the middle bolt is in.

i need to shim i checked clearance at 3.5 hrs and one intake was at .003 and now the bike has 5.2 hrs not riding again till I fix it.

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I get mine off my 07 with out removing the mounts... There is a trick to doing it and I never remember exactly the right way and fiddle for about 15-20 seconds and it normaly get it off.. It's a lift from the rightride rotate counterclockwise while lifting slightly.. None the less it comes off..

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crazy, I've herd of it being done, but I have never been able to use the technique, I'll give it a try next time

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yeah dude ive seen my mechanic get mine off without removing the motor mount brace. but he said a few choice words in the process

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i have an 06 and i do it all the time you have to turn the valve cover a little once you pull up on it. maybe the 07 is different

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it's a major pita.

thats for sure..

you gotta get the cover at just the right angle and it comes right out..

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