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Posted: Mon Mar 06, 2006 6:04 pm 
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Gday all,

one of my lifters is going mental.

i have 1 to replace it but how do i know which 1 it is??

i've done a search on the site but cant find anything really on how to find what lifter it is.

can anyone help?

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Posted: Mon Mar 06, 2006 6:31 pm 
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take the rocker cover off and run the car like that. you'll hopfeully be able to tell tehn/

 

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Posted: Mon Mar 06, 2006 6:33 pm 
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can u run it without the rocker cover on i thought that oil would go everywhere?

 

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Posted: Mon Mar 06, 2006 6:36 pm 
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Maybe save some time and effort down the track and do the lot of them?

 

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Posted: Mon Mar 06, 2006 6:38 pm 
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can u run it without the rocker cover on i thought that oil would go everywhere?


nah not until you start reving it. i ran mine for about 5 minutes with no cover idling in the driveway was fine.

 

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Posted: Mon Mar 06, 2006 6:40 pm 
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oh ok man ill give that a go in a min when she cools down a bit
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Posted: Mon Mar 06, 2006 6:41 pm 
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Run it with the rocker cover off like twr7cx has said.
If you can't pin-point it, a length of hose connected to your ear :P and run the other end over each lifter.
But it should be loud enough to find without that.

 

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Posted: Mon Mar 06, 2006 6:45 pm 
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turn motor manual via harmonica balancer...as each lifter somes to its maximum height grab it and lift up and down the one or ones with heaps of movement r the buggered ones...mark eack lifter as u go along so u dont check them over and over again
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