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dhearn
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From: Owenton Ky,USA
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posted 07-06-2002 07:21 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for dhearn   Click Here to Email dhearn     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
HI EVERYBODY.....
Got a simple question... I have now installed my new e-brock performer heads on my 351w I also used Harland Sharp roller rockers but now I need to know the correct way to adjust the valves... Can anyone help me out?

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V8 Thumper
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posted 07-07-2002 07:27 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for V8 Thumper   Click Here to Email V8 Thumper     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
You set the intake just as the exhaust opens,
set the exhaust just before the intake closes. Start with #1 and follow the firing order and you're all set

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dhearn
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posted 07-07-2002 12:43 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for dhearn   Click Here to Email dhearn     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
what I am looking for is how much do you tighten the rockers. do you adjust with the engine running (like a chevy) loosen till it taps then tighted till no tapping then 1/2 turn more???????

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