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Re: Valve lash on a 58 318

From: Mike Myhrvold
Email: mmyhrvol@hdrinc.com
Remote Name: 65.170.1.137
Date: August 09, 2002
Time: 08:44:42

Comments

According to the service manual, the adjustment is .008 for the intake and .018 for the exhaust, at normal running temperature. It doesn't give a cold setting. I would open the settings up a couple of thousandths before I cranked it up. It's better to have the valves close too soon, than to burn them with too small a setting.

 

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