How to Adjust Valve Lash on a Pontiac Engine?

Answer The hydraulic lifter has a main cylindrical body with an internal plunger. When it fills with oil it uses pressure to automatically adjust for zero valve lash, which keeps all the valves opening an... Read More »

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How to Adjust a Small Engine Valve Lash?

Engines use valves to control the movement of fuel/air mixture and exhaust gases in and out of the combustion chamber. In overhead valve engines, the camshaft is placed in the bottom of the engine ... Read More »

How to Adjust a Valve Lash on a Chevy 350 CID Engine?

Most production Chevrolet 350ci engines are equipped with hydraulic tappet (lifter) camshafts that do not need adjustment except in the case of a significant disassembly or reassembly. In this case... Read More »

How to Adjust the Valve Lash on a Chevy 350 Marine Engine?

Ordinarily, valve-lash adjustment on the 350 Chevrolet engine with hydraulic lifters---whether in a marine or automotive application---is not required. However, if there has been need for repair or... Read More »

How to Adjust a Motorcycle Valve Lash?

Valve lash adjustment should be done according to the owner's manual for the particular motorcycle. Harley-Davidson's pushrod style engine does not require adjustment as frequently as do some of th... Read More »