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Re: valve noise

To: DenverD <>
Subject: Re: valve noise
From: carl guderian <>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2001 05:40:43 -0600
No, you don't have to buy a new assembly.  Simply remove the rocker assembly, 
a whetstone used for sharpening knives, and carefully grind the face of the 

Carl G

DenverD wrote:

> On Sun, 24 Jun 2001 18:03:28 -0600, carl guderian wrote:
> >Also one other thing to check:
> >
> >The surface of the rockers where they contact the valves.  If they have 
> >concave over the years then when you adjust the rockers you will be getting a
> >false
> >reading from your feeler guage to the tune of .002/.003 inches.  Enough to 
> >the sound your referring to.
> and to fix it would be "just" new rocker arm(s)?
> how would one determine if that were the cause..
> OR should i begin with Barney Gaylord's travel dial indicator to measure the
> travel of the valves?

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