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 Post subject: noise engine
Posted: Fri Dec 25, 2009 6:07 pm 
Parts Gopher
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Ride: ford au3

Power: 127 rwkw

Location: muswellbrook
NSW, Australia

i think my lifters are making noise i herd its a common problem in the au3s? how would i go about fixing this ticcking sounds its only really when i give bit of a trashing it makes the sound or when cold

 

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 Post subject: Re: noise engine
Posted: Fri Dec 25, 2009 11:16 pm 
Getting Side Ways
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You will have to replace the lifters, there about 140 bucks for a set of them or the cheaper way is to go to the wreckers and get a set of rockers from a 4 ltr au , make sure they look in good nick and replace it that way


Either way the rocker cover will have to come off to replace them.

 

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Posted by Xcabbi, Does it slap or rattle? Rattle is more to do with timing chains and tensioners. Slap is more to do with lifters, rings, bearings or GENIII boat anchors

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 Post subject: Re: noise engine
Posted: Fri Dec 25, 2009 11:26 pm 
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sounds like a easy job i can do in my back yard :D

 

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