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I've been out fiddling for a couple of hours. I am still yet to get my first shim out. I think the cams are coming out..............

I do have a question though. Once I've pulled the shim, do I have to put it back in after I mic it? I need to work out what size shims I need based on what I pulled, SO can I just leave it out until I get the correct size from the dealer? OR do I have to put it back in just so I can take it out again once i get the right one?

What a pain in the arse...............
 

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Depends on how you want to work..? once your cams are out getting to the shims is easy, I pop them out measure make a note against a diagram them pop them back in, that way I don't get any mixed up, then I can work out the shims I need, get them, pop out the old, in with the new, cams in, double check clearances....and bob is indeed your aunts sister ;-)
 

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Hi,
You don't have to mic the shims as their size is marked on the bottom. The shims should come out easily with a small precision screwdriver providing your holding tool is lining up. If you are pulling the shims without removing the cams you must replace the shim before rotating the cam.

Jack
 
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