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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    might sound really stupid but how do iset the valve clearences up properly, i have a 1914cc engine that i have just fitted but i want to service it before i run it it like , i hve the feeler gauge but what do i need to do like step by step for the the whole process ?? any help would be great as...
  2. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Checking the valve clearances this weekend as tickover is slightly out and there is a ticking sound coming from left side. It is a 1641 motor so will the clearances be the same as standard and what aare they? is it 0.15? Will sorting these affect the tickover and ticking sound? Cheers Alex
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Adjusting my valves for the first time, and have had to fight with very tight nuts! Using plenty of penetrating oil i managed to loosen all 8 nuts, but when it comes to the screw adjusters, 6 of them i can't get to move. Using a large screwdriver with pliers attached, the screwdriver is just...
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Whats the valve clearance when using steel pushrods ? I think its zero...:bandit:
  5. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Go easy on me I'm a novice :lol:I am restoring a 1303. the engine is a 1300 begining AB. I am about to check the valve clearances, which I have not done before. I have with me my trusty haynes manual!! I am concerned that the leads are not in the correct order on the distributor cap. when...
  6. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    what should the valve clearance be set at on my 1600 engine 0.004 or 0.006? the bug is a 1973 1303 wizard.
  7. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi all further to my post yesterday on engine service/tune up, I now have the tools and instructions to do a lot of it myself. The only things I dont feel too comfortable on are: New ignition points and installation valve adjustment Engine timing I have looked through the John Muir book at the...
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