Originally Posted by bygddy
And last but not least, the "spinning" the pushrod method almost always results in exsessive lash. Its not as easy as it sounds.
Use the jiggle up and down method, its going to be more accurate in your case.
A little loose is better then a lot tight.....it can be reset after cam break in.
Ya I made this mistake the first time around, had no compression in the engine, when cranking by hand. All the valves was too tight.