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Old 09-02-2010, 10:46 AM
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Originally Posted by biggiantshane
So I am correct in thinking that the rockers shoudn't be loose after i rotate a few degrees past TDC? That is what is making us think the chain has slipped and the cam is off. I didnt touch the chain or even pull the cover. Just trying to get it running until I can build another motor as it has 200K on it.
The rockers will seem like they are just at zero lash after just a few seconds, especially since you blew all the oil out of them . Just adjust them once and forget it . There are great videos on the wiki article on replacing a camshaft that techinspector edited . You can't go wrong if you follow the procedure on adjusting the valves depicted in the video .
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