2004 KTM 450SX tappet screw problem.

I am setting the valves on this engine having replaced the intake valves with OEM. They measure exactly the same as the original valves and are exactly the same assembled height. Problem: the intake tappet screws are below the lock nuts when set to the proper clearance. The exhaust screws are approx. 3 threads above the locknuts when adusted. This seems very wrong to me. (I got the engine in a box, so I don't know what things looked like previously.) Cam is OK, rollers are OK, bearings are OK.

Edited by Grandview
Problem solved.

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