Special Tools for the R1200GSW

Tuesday, Dec 24 2013

Some of the tools I ordered for my bike arrived. They make a nice birthday/Christmas present even if I did buy them myself.

This tool containts two spring loaded pins, one 6 mm and the other 8 mm. The tool screws into an access port on the side of the bike and is used to locate TDC (side A, 8 mm) or BDC (side B, 6 mm). Nicely machined. The tool splits in half for access to the spring.

The second tool is used to check valve timing. With the engine at TDC the tool should fit over the end of the cam opposite the cam sprockets.

Also delivered was a sleeve to use with the cam chain tensioner assembly tool. That tool hasn’t yet arrived.