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To: Mitchel Seff <>, triumph mail list <>
From: Erik Quackenbush <>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 16:15:03 -0500
It is supposed to be messy. How's your oil pressure? If you don't have an 
auxiliary oil feed line for the cylinder head you might want to install one 
before you need a new rocker shaft.


At 05:02 PM 9/20/2001 -0400, Mitchel Seff wrote:
>Hi all-Just did a valve adjustment and out of curiosity decided to start
>the car with the valve cover off to check my work. What I didn't expect
>is the lack of oil squirting all over the place. The oil ( at idle )
>seems to slowly ooze from around & out of the oil hole in the rocker.
>Years ago when I had a 240Z I did the same test with very different
>results, what a mess! I am aware in the vast improvement in the oiling
>system on the Z as well as the need to oil the over head cam but what a
>difference. I am using straight 30w Penzoil & the pressure at cold idle
>was 75lbs.

Erik Quackenbush, V.P. Operations, Midwest Filter Corporation
1-847-680-0566 fax: 1-847-680-0832

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