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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-27-09, 03:52 AM Thread Starter
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Best way to adjust valves

Engine is '78 400. Just pulled the heads to have them renewed. When i re-install them, what is the best way to adjust the hyd. valves? I remember on another engine I did, that I adjusted the rocker nut until I couldn't spin the pushrod and then backed off a 1/4 or 1/2 turn.

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Re: Best way to adjust valves

With that cylinder at TDC, adjust the nut until you feel a drag on the pushrod while rolling it between your fingers, then give it another 1/2 turn IN not out.
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Re: Best way to adjust valves

Thank you, I knew it was something simple. Gettin' old, can't remember the fine points.

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