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Old 05-17-2004, 07:13 PM
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Engine runs like krap after valve lash adj. HELP!

Ok I admit it, I guess I don't know what I'm doing. Here is what I did.

Ran engine at idle with oil restrictors, backed polylock off until rocker started ticking. Re tightened rocker until noise went away then 1/4 turn more. repeat 15 more times. Now I have a huge miss, and the engine runs like crap. What's up? Here is something weird. When I went to loosen the valves it felt like the polylocks were all the way down on the threads, could that be right? Am I trying to fix some big screw up now the the normal valve lash wont work any more? what else could it be. Please... I was trying to get the car ready for the "Rod and God" car show here, but alas I don't think I'm going to make it now. (unless there is a miraculous healing or something).

Mark the dismayed
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