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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-25-06, 05:00 AM Thread Starter
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Roller rockers

Can anyone please explain why when adjusting roller rockers to zero lash i have compression when turning over motor by hand, if i then tighten the lock nut by half a turn as per instructions i lose compression when turning motor over, is there a simple answer to this or is it a serious problem, as motor has been runnning fine????
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Re: Roller rockers

Do you mean the lock nut or the adjusting nut?,,,im asuming its a hydro cam?

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Re: Roller rockers

Might just be the lifters taking a long time to bleed the excess oil out of them after the pre load has been applied.
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yeah it looks like the lifters were juat taking a while to bleed down, just have to re adjust them all now
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