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Date:         Sun, 28 Aug 2011 13:50:42 -0700
Reply-To:     Scott Daniel - Turbovans <scottdaniel@TURBOVANS.COM>
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From:         Scott Daniel - Turbovans <scottdaniel@TURBOVANS.COM>
Subject:      Re: Valve/tappot clatter
Comments: To: C Snyder <titantic01@AOL.COM>
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It's wise to check the hydraulic lifters adjustment with the rocker arm screws adjustment after something like a few thousand miles on a new engine. An hour shop time could cover it. they have to know what they're doing of course.

Scott ----- Original Message ----- From: "C Snyder " <titantic01@AOL.COM> To: <vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM> Sent: Sunday, August 28, 2011 10:37 AM Subject: Valve/tappot clatter

> Hello list, > > > > > > About 5 or 6,000 miles ago, I had new heads and valves installed on my > 1987 2-wd van. Recently, I have noticed a slight clatter (like > tat,tat,tat) while driving at normal city speeds. I am guessing the new > valves and or tappets just need to be readjusted. > > > > > > Am I correct on this asumsertion? Is it expensive as far as the labor > goes? the place I go to charges right at $59.00 per hour. > > > > > > Any commits would sure be appreciated. > > > > > > Chris

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