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

Answer 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 »

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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 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 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 the Valve Lash on a Small Block Chevy?

Adjusting the valve lash on a small block Chevy engine ensures that the lifters are preloaded and the valves are opened and closed properly when the camshaft lobes move the lifters. Common symptoms... Read More »