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 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 »

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 the Valve Lash on a Big Block Ford?

Any time the camshaft or other valve train components are replaced on the Ford big block engine (429 c.i.d. to 460 c.i.d.) the valves require adjustment to set valve lash and pre-load the lifters. ... Read More »