How to Tighten Small Block Chevy Rocker Arms?

Answer The rocker arms on the small block Chevrolet engine are more "adjusted" than tightened. Small block Chevy engines have a zero-lash hydraulic lifter system. The lifter rides on the camshaft. As the ... Read More »

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How to Set Rocker Arms on a Small Chevy?

The clearance -- known as valve lash -- between the rocker arm and the valve tip is critical to engine performance and durability. As the camshaft and rocker arms wear, the clearance increases and ... Read More »

How to Adjust Rocker Arms on a Mopar Big Block?

Unlike the majority of engines, where each individual rocker arm is mounted onto its own pedestal, big-block Mopar engines use two shaft-mounted rocker arm assemblies. Each assembly consists of a t... Read More »

Types of Chevy Rocker Arms?

From the earliest stamped steel levers to today's high-tech alloy rollers, the rocker arm has gone through several iterations and evolutions. One thing is for sure: few of the engineers who origin... Read More »

How Do I Adjust the Rocker Arms on a 1993 Chevy Pickup?

Adjusting the rocker arms on your 1993 Chevy pickup, also known as performing a valve adjustment, is necessary from time to time to compensate for wear on parts, including the rocker arms, lifters ... Read More »