Last 12 Shouts:

 

chrisa850

Today at 01:52:02 PM
Enzo,  Check your messages please.
 

chrisa850

Today at 01:52:02 PM
Enzo,  Check your messages please.

enzo

Yesterday at 05:00:29 PM
Chrisa850, You bet.

enzo

Yesterday at 04:58:54 PM
Ohhps. Got it, thanx Reeves1.
 

chrisa850

Yesterday at 07:52:51 AM
Enzo,  I got your messages. Thanks for all the help.

nightman001

July 28, 2014, 09:15:28 PM
How do I add a photo to a classified pinto listing?

Reeves1

July 28, 2014, 07:27:10 PM
enzo - did you put a check mark in the little box at the bottom left of your message ? If not, no copy was kept for you.

enzo

July 28, 2014, 11:13:24 AM
I've sent 2 messages today, but, they are not showing in the sent items folder.  I'm not sure the got sent. Help.

enzo

July 28, 2014, 09:08:00 AM
Chris, I sent you a pm.
 

Scott Hamilton

July 26, 2014, 01:19:50 PM
Hey Brad- sorry I missed you. I use my iPhone a lot and don't see the shout box..
:D
 

pintosopher

July 25, 2014, 10:48:45 AM
If you're a Leo , this is your time.. ROAR!  :D
 

turbopinto72

July 25, 2014, 08:51:42 AM
Hi Scott

Show 50 latest

Author Topic: Valve lash  (Read 2046 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline delizious

  • Pinto Member
  • **
  • Posts: 81
  • FeedBack: +0/-0
  • Gender: Female
Valve lash
« on: July 15, 2009, 05:26:04 PM »
Ok, I'm a little stuck here on this one i have a Chiltons manual american cars from 1966 to 1973 book thats REALLY REALLY OLD and i treat it as if its my bible which it is :D but its not very specific. it says under valve clearance adjustment 2000cc engine-set cold: Valves to adjust to depressed
             .008    .010
   No.1     No.6     No.7
   No.2     No.8     No.3
   No.3     No.2     No.5
   No.5     No.4     No.1


 So im a bit confused from this diagram it shows, can someone elaborate further?


Thanks!
Lost 1972 Ford Pinto
Gained 1978 Ford Pinto


Advertise Here on FordPinto.com

Offline oldkayaker

  • Pinto Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 536
  • FeedBack: +66/-0
  • Gender: Male
Re: Valve lash
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2009, 05:15:23 AM »
The simplest method is to rotate the engine until the lobe is up and then check that valve's clearance (between the lobe and the follower rocker).  For the stock cam, the cold clearances are 0.008" intake and 0.010" exhaust.

I have not tried it but that table will save some effort by minimizing the engine rotations.  Per the 1974 Ford manual, number the cam lobes 1 thru 8 front to back.  Rotate the engine until the number 1 lobe is down (valve compressed) then set the #6 clearance at 0.008" (intake) and the #7 clearance at 0.010" (exhaust).  Continue down the table until all valves are adjusted.
Jerry J - Jupiter, Florida

Offline delizious

  • Pinto Member
  • **
  • Posts: 81
  • FeedBack: +0/-0
  • Gender: Female
Re: Valve lash
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2009, 01:52:34 PM »
OH! i knew that...my car is a '73
Lost 1972 Ford Pinto
Gained 1978 Ford Pinto


Advertise Here on FordPinto.com
 


Advertise Here on FordPinto.com