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I've been lurking (and learning) for a long time on this list. I decided to check my valve clearances on a '00 RS (CA model) with 6k miles since I read 3bangers posts. I used his techniques to avoid buying the friggin' valve shim removal tool. Worked great. Only 2 shims replaced on exhaust - clearance was one shim size too small. Used the list to get my replacement shims at local Yamaha dealer. SO HERES MY STUPID QUESTION. In my rush to tear everything apart to get to valves, I didn't mark all the connections to the fuel tank. Per my factory manual, I should be connecting two hoses to the tank. One is called a "drain hose" and one is called a "roll-over valve connection." The only hose I can find is connected to the evaporative emissions system and I connected it toone of the above nipples. My question is:
Should there be another hose to connect? I've looked all over and can't find it! Right now, it seems like my tank is connected directly to atmosphere which doesn't seem right. Any ideas?

Also, for what it's worth, DO NOT NOT replace your camshaft cover gasket when checking your valves. I tried TWICE to reuse the gasket even using hi-temp gasket dealer before I bit the Triumph dealer bullet and laid down $47 for a f****in gasket!/images/icons/mad.gif
Other quick misc ramblings: I had BT020's as stock on my bike. They were pretty good. Switched to Avon Azaro II A35/36's. They are the cat's meow. Very smooth roll in, predictable and dependable. I'm still waiting to scrape my first peg, but I know I'm getting close.

TIA for any info on my quandry
 

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The fuel tank has two venting type connections. One is a vent into to tank the second is the drain around the fuel fill port. The tube with the check valve goes on the one that vents the tank. I belive this is the front one. This is also the one that connects to the evap. Emmisions Stuff .I assume you have the fuel supply lines hooked up right. It would be tough to mix thoughs up.

I have had a few requests to post the valve adjustment stuff again. Will do later to night, all my pics are on my home computer. I think I will keep copies of my really detailed posts so if the sight ever goes down again it is easy to put them back up /images/icons/smile.gif.

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I had a similar problem when I installed my K&N. Thank god, I had some adult supervision and marked the tubes. I am dangerous in regard to engines.


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not sure if this is any help but here is a diagram of tank removal

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