How to Adjust the Valves on a 383 Stroker?

Answer Valve lash is the amount of clearance between the valve-train (rocker arm) and the tip of the valve. Lifters come in two types -- hydraulic and mechanical. Unless it is a competition-only racing en... Read More »

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How to Adjust Car Valves?

When an engine is overhauled, has the cam out or heads removed, the valves must be adjusted. It's easier to adjust the valves without the engine running and before you put the intake on. This makes... Read More »

How to Adjust Valves?

Drag racers who compete in sanctioned events around the country must be able to produce a vehicle that has reliable performance in order to win. Reliability comes from repetitive results. In order ... Read More »

How to Adjust Valves on a GM 350 Engine?

General Motor's 350 engine uses eight intake valves and eight exhaust valves. All sixteen valves open and close at specific intervals. If the valves are not adjusted properly the engine can idle po... Read More »

How to Adjust Engine Valves?

If your engine has started to become excessively noisy, you may need to adjust your valves. Over time, valves wear and lose their original dimensions and they need to be adjusted to keep your engin... Read More »