Larry and list,
That's what John Twist recommends, if I recall correctly.
Larry Colen wrote:
> I hope that I'm not repeating an old tired thread, but I've got a
> question for the wisdom of the list:
> In addition to "the rule of 9" I've also seen valves adjusted
> by turning the crank until both valves of one cylinder are rocking
> (TDC between blow and suck) and adjusting the valves on the
> complementary cylinder (TDC between squeeze and bang), at which point
> both valves should be completely closed.
> This method has the advantage of only needing to find 4 crank positions
> rather than 8. In theory, this seems like it should work just fine.
> On Wed, Aug 30, 2000 at 10:54:29AM -0700, Jon wrote:
> > <SNIP>
> > > the exhaust. I have recently discovered on some
> > > valves that if I set the
> > > clearance on the exact 'rule of nine' point there
> > > can be an even bigger
> > > clearance a little way before or after that point.
> > <SNIP>
> > I've noticed the same on my "B". I guess it's not a
> > stock cam. Is it best then to adjust the valves to
> > .015 at the point where clearance is largest?
> > jon
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