How to Set Hydraulic SBC Lifters?

Answer 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 »

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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 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 »

How to Change Hydraulic Lifters?

A hydraulic lifter is an important component of internal combustion engines, allowing engines mechanical clearance in the valve train during thermal expansion. Like many auto parts, hydraulic lifte... Read More »

How to Remove Hydraulic Lifters?

Hydraulic lifters serve as an intermediary between the engine's camshaft and the valves within the cylinder head. As the camshaft rotates, the lobes of the camshaft cause the lifters to rise and pu... Read More »