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    2010 RSV4 worn out valves and valves seat

    hey guys anyone can point me on the right place to do valves job and changing the guides?

    also might be looking for stainless steel valves instead of the TI one.. (save cost and hope can last better than TI)

    my valves are worn quite badly not sure if doing a valve job can save it or not, but spending $3k on cydliner head is my least option..

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    Cheaper to replace the complete heads than buy new valves, guides, seats + the machining labor.

    PM me, I have a very good solution for you at a very reasonable price.
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    What is that solution?

    Just my interest.

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    Brand new heads at a discounted price
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    Thats nice

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    Interested to know how many miles on the OPs motor?

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    Quote Originally Posted by amauri View Post
    Cheaper to replace the complete heads than buy new valves, guides, seats + the machining labor.
    Plus the chance that the machining etc does not go according to plan and you end up with guides at the wrong angle or installed length, I'd go new heads every time if it wasnt too much more costly

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kiggy74 View Post
    Interested to know how many miles on the OPs motor?
    50k km
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    I was under the impression one cannot replace the heads as they are machined to match the crank case, i.e. are a pair. Is that not the case?

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    Not the case.
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    Good to know then, thanks.

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    Is it possible or worth putting current model heads on the earlier RSV4s , and using current cams ?

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    Do you mean 2015+ RR heads with the bigger IN valves?

    2009 - 2014 heads are all interchangeable without issues.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wspawn View Post
    I was under the impression one cannot replace the heads as they are machined to match the crank case, i.e. are a pair. Is that not the case?
    You're thinking of cam caps in the head. For those what you said is true most of the time. The caps are matched to the head.

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