From: W P. Fricke
I wish you luck and would like to hear the outcome. I did an adjustment to
my '53 this summer. It was noisy, otherwise ran well (very well). I warmed
up the engine thorougly, running around town doing chores. I dove into the
garage with it and had my son bump the engine. I went through each valve in
the correct order according to specs. I remember one intake valve and one
exhaust valve that were out of spec. I hoped those to be the causes of my
clacking. I buttoned it up with a new cork gasket and ended up with
basically the same performance as before: runs well but noisy. So what's
the problem and whats the solution?
Good luck and let us know how you make out.
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