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 Post subject: Just replaced lifters-Now noisy
Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:57 pm 
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How vital is it that the retaining bolts for the rocker gear are torqued to the correct setting? I don't have a torque wrench, I have just changed the lifters but they are not shutting up, and I am thinking of getting a torque wrench tomorrow and doing them exactly to spec. Would the wrong tension cause the rockers to not sit on the valve springs incorrectly, therefore making it run slightly rough with noisy lifters?

What is the correct torque setting for the retaining bolts?

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 Post subject: Re: Rocker Gear-Torquing the retaining bolts
Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:30 pm 
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most of the time you'll pull some threads if you use the actual torque setting. Most people dont bother and never have an issue

 

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 Post subject: Re: Rocker Gear-Torquing the retaining bolts
Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:58 pm 
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Interesting. The lifters don't seem to be shutting up. How long should they take? I Drove it around for about 50 kms yesterday and it didn't quieten down. Should I be able to push down/pull up on the rockers or should the lifters hold them firm?

Are the holes in the sides of the lifters bleed holes? Should I try bleeding them? I didn't prime/bleed them before the install.

Thanks very much.
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 Post subject: Re: Rocker Gear-Torquing the retaining bolts
Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:14 pm 
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Have you reset the camchain tensioner, properly????

 

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 Post subject: Re: Rocker Gear-Torquing the retaining bolts
Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:27 pm 
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Huh? All I did was lift the rocker gear and change the lifters?
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 Post subject: Re: Rocker Gear-Torquing the retaining bolts
Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:30 pm 
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SLO247 wrote:
Huh? All I did was lift the rocker gear and change the lifters?


Did the cam kick up at all?????

 

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 Post subject: Re: Rocker Gear-Torquing the retaining bolts
Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:38 pm 
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You mean move? No idea. Not that I noticed. How do I check?

How long should the lifters take to shut up assuming all is ok?
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 Post subject: Re: Rocker Gear-Torquing the retaining bolts
Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 10:48 pm 
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I don't really know what else to do from here. It runs fine, just noisy.
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 Post subject: Re: Rocker Gear-Torquing the retaining bolts
Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 10:52 pm 
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Also, is it normal to have significantly less oil on the rocker gear over the last cylinder (next to firewall)?
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 Post subject: Re: Just replaced lifters-Now noisy
Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:09 pm 
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silly question... did you re fit the factory shims back into the rockers??
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Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:12 pm 
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im thinking u may have forgot the shims.....

 

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