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Author Topic:   Correct Ford Valve Adjustment Order?
Dirt Administrator

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posted March 18, 2002 02:32 AM UIN: 16262997
Anyone have this? I know the Chevy one....not the ford...need to make a page for all you ford buffs, can ya help me?


Dirt Freak

Total posts: 467
posted March 18, 2002 11:51 AM
Just like every race engine jammin . Set the Intake lash as the exhaust valve on the same cylinder starts to open . Set the exhaust lash as the intake valve on the same cylinder closes . This procedure guarantees that the lifter is on the base circle of the cam . With so many cam's that have small base circle's now , it is the only fool proof way to make sure you adjust your valves properly .


Hendren Racing Engines
Rutherfordton , NC

Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 82
posted March 21, 2002 06:51 AM
I would have to agree with the previous post. I perfer to do each cylinder independently, one valve at a time for accuracy.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 51
posted March 21, 2002 06:37 PM
Adjust like Steve suggests. Maybe just to clarify, turn the engine over normal rotation, you set the intake when the exhaust just starts to open and the exhaust with the intake 1/2 to 3/4 of the way closing. After CAM and lifter break-in and with the engine still warm go back and adjust them again to get them as accurate as possible.

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