Timing lights make this process so much more accurate and easier. Totally worth the $20. Static timing will get you started but you really need to use a light to get them dialed in.
Finally all together! Waiting to test drive once my outerwears velocity stack boots get in. I have a feeling riding for 2 hrs this past summer with no filter was part of the cause of my leaky guides issue.
Barber here we come!
5 days until Barber. Crunch time.
Got lost on a gravel road yesterday - good thing the niner has ground clearance!
Is that a Cometic gasket or OEM? Curious what gaskets you chose.
Its an OE gasket. This engine is fairly stock so I didn’t see the need for a high performance gasket. OE gasket plus a thin layer of Hondabond (or similar) is what they did from the factory - I did this last time and didnt have any issues.
New head ready for installation. Just waiting on a base gasket
Old mechanic’s tricks are the best