help identify mystery GPz washer

Charles Scappaticci scapco at
Thu Sep 20 19:27:21 PDT 2007

RING-O, HEAD COVER BOLT  - 92055-1352

Goes under the valve cover bolt.  There are six of them under the six 
valve cover bolts.  You just had one fal;l out somewhere.  Shouldn't be 
too terrible to fix.

Charles S.

1KPerDay wrote:

> It's not uncommon for me when I finish a project to have a few
> assorted mystery parts left over. Typically I throw them over my
> shoulder into the pile of old bean cans in the corner of my garage,
> but this one, which I found underneath my GPz after I finally got it
> all buttoned back up, fuel tank on, vac lines connected, etc., looks
> to be possibly important. It has oil/crud residue on it, is rubber
> with a metal supporting liner, and probably holds oil in somewhere.
> I've racked my brain and the only thing I can think of is that it's a
> washer that seals the valve cover bolt holes (not the figure-8 spark
> plug gaskets). I have a vague memory of seeing something similar in
> the valve cover, but they don't normally fall out when removing the
> cover, or at least they haven't before. Anyone want to confirm this
> before I freakin' tear my bike apart again? Rrrrrggg....

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