Author Topic: '76 cb550k tappet cover  (Read 492 times)


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'76 cb550k tappet cover
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2004, 11:00:00 pm »
I'll keep the long, painful story to myself for now... but I finally got my '76 cb550k running better than ever and ready for summer when I realized that I forgot that one of the tappet covers broke when I replaced it after taking apart the top end.  Despite using a damn torque wrench (the clicking type) I managed to strip 2 bolts on the head and crack the threaded end of the one tappet cover.  Anyways, my new, clean oil in there will pour right out in a matter of minutes until someone can help me figure out where I can order a new tappet cover/cap.  I haven't seen them on any of the sites I'm used to ordering from.  I also have no way of finding the part number for it and I would assume I need the gasket also, so if anyone can help with a source or the part numbers it would be greatly appreciated.  Again, it's a '76 cb550k.  thanks all