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radar2515
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Topic started on 06/21/2003 at 4:33:38 PM  Member Profile  Send radar2515 an AOL message  Send radar2515 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
hey my little brother has an xr80 and the points need set so i was wondering if anyone could help me out.



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Posted on 08/05/2003 at 9:26:49 PM  Member Profile  Visit ACS's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Take off the cover and you will see the flywheel. Peer inside and you will see the points. There is a small screw (made of butter) that you undo and it allows the points to be adjucsted. Undo it just a bit and with a flat blade screwdriver put it in the slots and you can widen or narrow the gap. You do this with the timming mark F lined up on the flywheel and the V or arrow on the case. Points gap should be .012 to .016 inch. You need a thin feeler gauge. If the ponts are worn the right gap will not line up with the F mark and you need new points. You can see the points open so check the opening with the F mark if its way off new points. That means removing the flywheel so get back to us and we can fill you in. I can get pages off factory manual if you need it. Hope it all makes sense.

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