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Posted by JamesM on November 27, 2000 at 15:25:12:

In Reply to: M3 valve adjustment posted by Adrian on November 25, 2000 at 18:22:28:

If the shims are baked in a carbuerizing atmosphere, then the entire surface of the shim would be case-hardened. If they're just ground from steel that's already hardened, then they're still hard, through and through.

I don't see any problem with reusing them, just make sure they're really flat. Measure them in several places with your micrometer and compare.

Good Luck


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