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February 25, 2013, 1:31 pm

Alexander M

Question: Exhaust Valves stuck and wont get the .006 gap needed

I went to check the gaps in my valves and the number 3 and 4 exhaust valves aren't moving when i go to get the gap needed. is there any way to fix that?

February 25, 2013, 4:01 pm

Ron W
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If the adjustment screw won't turn, they may need to be taken off and cleaned to free them up. If they turn, but you can get clearance, your valve seats may have worn and a new head may be needed.

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