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Old 10-04-2007, 11:10 PM
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re valve adjust

The best way to get them adjusted correctly is to have #1 at TDC and adjust the intake and exhaust valves on cylinder #6, next put #8 cylinder @ TDC and adjust the intake and exhaust valves on cylinder #5, next put #4 cylinder @ TDC and adjust the intake and exhaust valves on cylinder #7, next put #3 cylinder at TDC and adjust the intake and exhaust valves on cylinder #2, next put cylinder #6 @ TDC and adjust the intake and exhaust valves on cylinder #1, next put cylinder #5 cylinder @ TDC and adjust the intake and exhaust on cylinder #8, next put #7 cylinder @ TDC and adjust the intake and exhaust valves on cylinder #4, and next put #2 cylinder @TDC and adjust the intake and exhaust valves on cylinder #3.

In other words adjust the valves in the cylinder opposite in the firing order.

example: firing order 1843-6572 1843 adjust 6572 and 6572 adjust 1843



I always go 1/2 turn unless it has high rev lifters. Then I use a .002 thousands feeler gauge to adjust them at the valve. Check the rocker for looseness and also spin th push rod. You might have a collapsed lifter.

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