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Old 23 Aug 2011
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valve adjusting tool for xt 600

Nowthen, does anyone know where can i get a valve adjusting tool for my xt, in th uk.I have been to my local yam dealer and diping in ebay but with no success.
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hi you mean the tool with the 3mm square hole in it ? try kedo steve
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yep thats the one,
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Valve Tool

I found that the right cheap push-bike spoke key fits nicely, not sure if it's as good as the proper tool but easily to hand in my shed.
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hi ben this is it 30220 KEDO Wrench for Valve Adjuster (3mm Inner Square (i also keep meaning to get one ) steve
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Here is one on ebay

YAMAHA XT TT SRX XTZ SZR TAPPET TOOL VALVE ADJUSTER | eBay

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I just bought a 3mm spanner to do mine. It's so small it looks like a childs toy but does the job no problem. Think it's a Draper if I remember right.
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Use a pair of pointy nose pliers like I did yesterday and save yourself some cash!
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Ted don’t be so tight, a Dutch Traveller we know on an old XT660Z bring me this from EU bought in any Yamaha shop for just few coins. Also possible to make by yourself very easy with an small square file….
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A while ago someone(can't remember who) posted a pic of what they used.
It was a common square drive self-tapping screw, probably 2+" long with the shaft bent 90 degrees & some clear plastic tube pushed over the threaded part(to save your fingers).
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I use pliers or an adjustable wrench/spanner (dunno the english word for it)
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thanks for all the info,i will try the spoke key,or the pliers.
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