My book says .17 and does not designate hot or cold. But on the opther
adjustments it states adjust hot. So can one assume if it lists hot on one
but nothing on the other would that be considered cold? Pat
From: datsunmike <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Robert.Long@CSDInc.com <Robert.Long@CSDInc.com>;
Date: Wednesday, June 06, 2001 4:59 PM
Subject: Re: valve adjustment/ smog plugs x-mac-creator="4D4F5353"
>Bob Sharp manual says .20 cold but they should be adjusted hot at .17 to
>the correct gap.
>----- Original Message -----
>Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2001 1:29 PM
>Subject: RE: valve adjustment/ smog plugs x-mac-creator="4D4F5353"
>> Here's a tip I got from the list awhile back...Robert - 67.5 1600 - Abq
>> One trick to know WHAT valve to adjust....
>> make a list 1 though 8.
>> Now look at the engine to figure out which VALVE is
>> open (valve spring compressed, and pushrod pushing
>> the rocker is up). Starting with #1 at the front,
>> and #8 at the back... count to the valve.
>> Take the count, and subtract that number from nine.
>> So if valve #7 is all the way open (spring comressed):
>> 9-7 = 2.
>> Adjust valve #2.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: L Jordan [mailto:email@example.com]
>> Sent: Friday, January 01, 1904 12:24 AM
>> To: Datsun Roadster List
>> Subject: valve adjustment/ smog plugs x-mac-creator="4D4F5353"
>> A question on the cold valve adjustment- Is it 0.20 or 0.21, and on a
>> 1600 can you adjust the intake and exhaust of the cylinder the dist
>> rotor is pointing to together? Also I am still confused about being sure
>> that valves are fully open or closed-Is that when the pushrods are fully
>> up, the rockers are down and springs are compressed? So at TDC,
>> compression stroke, #1, are #1 valves adjusted or not? Someone mentioned
>> the 9 rule, or something like that, is that the only way?
>> Second question on plugs. What is the exact size for the intake plugs
>> so I know what to ask for. I know about the injector plugs in the head
>> already, they have not been done yet.
>> Questions form A to Z...