How to Adjust the Valve Lash on Hydraulic Lifters?

Answer 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 »

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How to Set Hydraulic Lifters to Zero Lash?

Hydraulic lifters come as standard equipment on many vehicles today. The lifter body fills with oil and acts as a non-movable cushion between the valve rocker arms and the camshaft. Many hydraulic ... Read More »

How to Set a Solid Lifters Valve Lash?

The valves in an internal combustion engine are opened and closed by the camshaft, lifters, pushrods and rocker arms in an overhead-valve type engine. These are your typical V-6 and V-8 engines. Ne... Read More »

How do I Adjust 318 Hydraulic Lifters?

The 318 LA series V-8 engines were extremely durable designs that became the mainstays of the Chrysler lineup for decades. The 318 LA engine was introduced in 1967, and it quickly became the choice... Read More »

Do Hydraulic Lifters Require Valve Adjustment?

Hydraulic lifters are used in newer car engine systems to move pushrods as needed with a fluid-based compression system that acts like a tiny pressure pump. Hydraulic lifters have several notable a... Read More »