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fireZ

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solid ifters
« on: June 26, 2007, 11:54:08 AM »
How often do these 392 lifters need adjusting in a car drivien on the street?
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Re: solid ifters
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2007, 11:55:24 AM »
I meant in these 302 cars.
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Re: solid ifters
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2007, 03:08:09 PM »
In the day, lashing the valves was considered a normal part of a tune-up at 12,000-mile intervals. I did mine last in 2001, about 3,000 miles ago. With stock valvetrain components, they require very little attention; with aftermarket cams and "Godzilla" valve springs, it's a different story.
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Re: solid ifters
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2007, 03:26:21 PM »
adjust them when they start making more noise than usual.

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Re: solid ifters
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2007, 05:05:34 PM »
My engine is all stanard 302 equipment so I guess until it sounds different I will leave them the way they are. They werre lashed 1000 miles ago with not a lot of hard miles since. Again thanks
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