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Re: Adjusting Valves

To: MG Nuts <>
Subject: Re: Adjusting Valves
From: Skye Poier <>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 14:23:51 -0700
You want to use the rule of 9s and when, for instance, #3 valve is all
the way down, adjust #6,  when #8 is all the way down, adjust #1 and so
on.  I can't remember the gap.  They are the same for in/ex though.


Word on the street is Scott Regel said:
> I just changed the head on my 76B and need to adjust the valves.  I've
> seen the old "put the car in 4th gear and push it until the front rocker
> arm lifts off the valve stem so you can check the gap"...but I don't
> remember all the details.  I would like to get her back on the road ASAP
> so I can enjoy the great weather before it disappears.  I just moved
> recently and can't find my manuals yet.  Also, can someone provide me
> with the gap for the intake and exhaust valves?
> Scott
> 76B

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