How to Set Hydraulic Lifters to Zero Lash?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

Solid Lifters Vs. Hydraulic Lifters?

The essential difference between solid and hydraulic (fluid operated) lifters is that hydraulic lifters contain a hydraulic plunger within the lifter body. Other differences between the two types o... 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 to Set Hydraulic SBC Lifters?

It's uncommon for the hydraulic lifters on a small-block Chevy engine to need adjustment, but sometimes lifters will begin to wear, which requires that you reset them. If you replace the lifters, d... Read More »