Christopher Lundy: This dude is a pickle beater. There is still a preload setting for the hydraulic lifters even though they are self adjusting.
Franklin Hicks: thank you !
Money Maker: I'm sorry man and to everyone else on this tread. You have a thing called Push Rods that are self adjusting. After so many miles or hours on the bike the Push Rods sometimes wiggle a loose. Your Hydro Tappets are inside the engine touching the Cam Shaft that rolls in a circle that makes the Push Rods go up and down. One is for Intake n the other Exhaust. Well while the Cam is rolling, its moving your Tappets, at that same time it's moving your Rods as well. At the other end of your Rods they attach to your rocker arms that then makes your Valves open and close on either stroke. Well on your Valves you have springs that lock into your valves. For your info in the middle of the cylinder head where the valves are, there is this thing called a Valve Stem Seal. They do go bad specially on the exhaust side after so many miles. So the lesson learned today always check your Push Rods to see if your Hydro Tappets r still good, because they have a little pin that will come out and make the push rod not work, leaving one of your valves not working correctly and heating up to Warp/Bend maybe break the Valve stem, or it will break the seal. Long story short do Maintenance after so many miles. You are right, Harley made it so u don't have to adjust the Valves. Harley did that so you would have to buy a new cylinder head, Push Rods, Tappets, Cam Shaft, and Everything else that's torn up. KEEP YOUR BIKE SERVICED AFTER EVERY 500 TOO 1000 MILES IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOUR DOING....
Norm Sniper: Wrong
Scott Dawson: crap video I thought you would have showed how not told how booooo
John Shagawat: HD for retarts!!!
RobertPyland: wrong! what about after any work on the top end? what about after overheating? what about periodic maintenance? Never say never.
chipss36: no thumbs down for thinking you never ever have to a just valves on a Harley, ever run a fast ramp cam? ever run anything other than bone stock? pretty simplified thinking, that's the thumbs down. I know better.
Joe nonya: this idiot has no clue, chech your bike harley sends the motors out like that but if the motor has the slightest thing done to it it will have adjustable pushrods, I HOPE THIS GUY NEVER TRIES TO CLAIM TO BE A MECHANIC
rickburnout666: 43 thumbs down from Bikers who already tried to adjust them
BeaglePower G: How bout the V-Rod valves ???
Robert Kraft: Thanks man, I'm a new Harley rider...old school Honda rider. I thought for sure the valves were adjustable...Oh well, now I have to come up with another excuse to drink beer in the garage all day.
bill taylor: LOL pointless waste of video
John Bisbal: Love the video!
Wesley Porter: Thank you
Greg Blahnik: Thank you for sharing this, I did not know that.
dan myers: I adjust the valves on my 2005 HD every week to keep it running strong. I'm going to change the timing belt this weekend. I still have my suzuki but I love my Harley.
MrSlowestD16: Haha, I saw the title and was like "what the hell, thought they were hydraulic!?" - scared me for a bit!
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