At 03:19 08:03 02/11/99 GMT, Andy Webster wrote:
>I figure 'running clearance' is the one I check but what is 'timing
Believe "Timing Clearance" to be the gap needed in the tappets, while
checking the given valve opening degrees. It would seem logical that
a larger gap would lead to a delay in a valve opening, relative to
Crankshaft degrees of rotation.
Anybody got any other ideas?
'59 Sprite "Oggibip"
>>From: "Ron.Corry" <Corry@iol.ie>
>>To: "Andy Webster" <email@example.com>
>>Subject: Re: tune up questions..longish
>>Date: Mon, 01 Nov 1999 21:20:10
>>"Tuning BMC Sports Cars" by Mike Garton (1969) gives the following,
>>in relation to the C-AEA 731 cam:-
>>Running clearance .015"
>>Timing clearance .021"
>>Hope this helps.
>>59 Sprite "Oggibip"
>>At 12:33 01/11/99 GMT, Andy Webster wrote:
>> >My tune up book states valve clearances of .012" or .015" for
>> >driving...why is this? Should I be using .015" seeing I have a modified
>> >engine (731 cam, extractors)?
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