adjusting valves...???


2 replies to this topic
  • MN_Kevin

Posted July 05, 2004 - 02:23 AM

#1

Alright,
When it comes to measuring valve gap,

HOW MUCH FRICTION SHOULD THERE BE BETWEEN THE FEELER GAGE AND THE BUCKET/LOBE??

I know there is NO WAY I am compressing the valve spring...so if I can squeeze the feeler gage in there...is it satisfactory?

I am FINAALY getting this engine back together after 10 months of being disassembled AGAIN.

Any help is HIGHLY appreciated!!

Kevin

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  • B86_Racer

Posted July 05, 2004 - 02:41 AM

#2

from what i was told, it should be SNUG. You should not have to shove the feeler guage in there and have to rip it out.

  • FFRacing79

Posted July 05, 2004 - 02:51 AM

#3

Kevin, if you were using a .006", it would be considered a "tight" 6. As long as there is some drag to the guage. I use a go/no go guage. One blade has 3 increments. The .005" ede slides easily, drags past the .006" but the .007 wont pass thru without a tug.
It's all in the feel :thumbsup:





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