How to Adjust a Motorcycle Valve Lash?

Answer 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 »

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How to Adjust the Valve Lash in a '93 Geo Tracker?

All vehicles are subject to wear and tear, and the valve train components of your 1993 Tracker are no exception. Basically, the engine valves are opened by mechanical linkages and closed by springs... Read More »

How to Adjust a Valve Lash With a Solid Cam?

Solid lifter camshafts are synonymous with very high performance engines used in competitive situations. It is important to understand that valve lash adjustments are made to compensate for expansi... Read More »

How to Adjust the Valve Lash on Hydraulic Lifters?

Hydraulic lifters come standard on many new and old vehicles. Hydraulic lifters have a hardened shell body that contains a piston plunger which activates with the vertical movement of the push rods... Read More »

How to Adjust Valve Lash on a Pontiac Engine?

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 »