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I have the valve cover off of a 1986 900 16V, looking for rattles and replacing the oil irrigator niblets. I see the rubbery part of the guide is rock hard, and will replace it.
However, the metal bracket it fits into is sloppy in its mounts to the valve cover. The mounts look like posts with expanding heads, like rivets. The play is maybe 1mm at each post.
Is this normal? If not, how can I tighten them? Put the valve cover on a wooden bench upside down and peen the post heads?
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