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Suzuki GSX-R 1000 Service Manual: Valve seat repair

Suzuki GSX-R. Valve seat repair


  1. Intake valve
  2. Exhaust valve

Suzuki GSX-R. Valve seat repair


Caution

  •  the valve seat contact area must be inspected after each cut.
  •  Do not use lapping compound after the final cut is made. The finished valve seat should have a velvety smooth finish but not a highly polished or shiny finish. This will provide a soft surface for the final seating of the valve which will occur during the first few seconds of engine operation.
  •  The titanium valves are coated with an oxidized membrane treatment to resist wear but the membrane tend to removed if lapped after valve seat servicing.

 

Note

after servicing the valve seats, be sure to check the valve clearance after the cylinder head has been reinstalled. Refer to valve clearance inspection and adjustment in section 0b .

Valve guide replacement
Remove the cylinder head. Refer to engine top side disassembly .  Remove the valves. Refer to cylinder head disassembly and assembly .  Using the valve guide remover, drive the va ...

Engine bottom side disassembly
Note the crankcase must be separated to service the crankshaft and conrod. Remove the engine assembly from the frame. Refer to engine assembly removal .  Remove the e ...

Other materials:

Cooling circuit inspection
Do not open the radiator cap when the engine is hot, as you may be injured by escaping hot liquid or vapor.  When removing the radiator cap tester, put a rag on the filler to prevent the engine coolant from spraying out. Inspect the cooling ...

Carrying a passenger
Carrying a passenger, when done correctly, is a great way to share the joy of motorcycling. You will have to alter your riding style somewhat since the extra weight of a passenger will affect handling and braking. You may also need to adjust tire pressures and suspension; please refer to the ...

Tire inspection
Inspect tire every 6 000 km (4 000 miles, 12 months) Tire tread condition Operating the motorcycle with excessively worn tires will decrease riding stability and consequently invite a dangerous situation. It is highly recommended to replace a tire when the remaining depth of tire tread reaches ...

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