How to Set a Solid Lifters Valve Lash?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

How to Adjust a Valve Lash With a Solid Cam?

Solid lifter camshafts are synonymous with very high performance engines used in competitive situations. It is important to understand that valve lash adjustments are made to compensate for expansi... Read More »

How to Set the Valve Lash on a Small-Block Chevy Solid Cam?

Few things in the muscle car world exude power and performance quite like an engine with solid-tappet lifters. For small block Chevy engines especially, there are a host of aftermarket options for ... Read More »

How to Adjust the Solid Lifter Valve Lash on a Big Block Ford?

Ford big-block engines come from two different families. The 390, 427, 428 Cobra-Jet and Super Cobra-Jet engines are from the "FE" series. The 429 and 460 engines, which include the 429 Cobra-Jet, ... Read More »