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I had to replace the gasket on the right side the case that covers the lifters and gears. When I removed the cover the two gears that were used to lift the rear push rods hit the floor and now im not sure how to put them back in well line them up back in the right potion. Would you be able to shed some light. Thank you so much.

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George, I may not be much help on this one. I pulled this a few years ago and pulled the leaking cover and the cams fell out. I had to loosen the rocker arm pressure on top and put the front piston at TDC then install the cams again. The lobes are offset on the cams enough to get them into the right hole, lobes should point away from the lifter enough not to activate the push rod also there are usually timing marks scribed on the gears as to their alignment. I dont have my books anymore but I will check on this for you. Gary....

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Gary Blake

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I have built from ground up race winning motocross bikes and atvs as well as atv,s for flat track and TT racing. I am starting to take on the utv challenges now for racing. This is a new area for me so Im in a learning curve.

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I have extensive experience in off road motorcycles and atv,s.I also work on street bikes and personal watercraft, Some experience was self taught and some was factory trained. I have been working in the powersports industry since the mid 70,s I hope I can help. Thanks Gary

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Was a sponsor for K.O.R.R.(kansas off road riders) and now I am working with ROMEO,s (retired old motorcyclists eating out)and was in charge of the Quad Wars for the monster truck series in Central Kansas

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Factory trained Kawasaki Heavy Industries. Factory trained GasGas motorcycles and atvs worked as a technician and was as a dealership owner.Kaw.Suz,Honda,Aprilia,Arctic cat,See Doo,Can Am, Bombardier,Yamaha,GasGas,Qingi,TM,Moto Guzzi,Harley,s

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