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Re: [oletrucks] Tappet adjustment

To: glperry@fwi.com, sculver@iwl.net, oletrucks@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Tappet adjustment
From: Passnb4U@aol.com
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2000 02:17:42 EST
In a message dated 11/5/00 9:16:40 PM Pacific Standard Time, glperry@fwi.com 

> Guys, Seems to me the valves next to the ports that feed them or exhaust
>  them would be a clue. Don't forget sometimes two in a row can still be
>  exhaust or intake valves. ALSO, it tells this stuff in the shop manuals, 
>  guys oughta get one or read the one you have. A cleaner way to set and not
>  smash the feeler gauge up is to do it cold. You need to find TDC on #1 set
>  them, then turn crank certain # of degrees and set another set (not
>  neccessarilly in order either) and another turn, set, turn, set till done.
>  Cold settings are larger than hot settings. Maybe the Inliner's site or
>  Stovebolt Eng Co site can get you instructions through that procedure. 
>  Patrick's too.
>  Sorry, had to pick on you guys! HA!
>                                         "G"

  Heck.  Pick away...as I mentioned before, after the first time i set them, 
there has never been a need to reference the manuals again, and I still have 
my MoToRs and Shop manuals sitting close by "just in case" :o)


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