Can the timing be 180 degrees off? Now with VIDEO

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Re: Can the timing be 180 degrees off? Now with VIDEO

Postby Rudi » Tue Aug 06, 2013 12:34 pm

Dennis:

As Rick said, SeaFoam is not a miracle worker but it does make a lot of improvements. I have tried other snake oil fixes but after learning about MMO and SeaFoam, I now just use those two products (depends on what mood I am in and my stocks of SeaFoam as the time :lol:as to which I choose) exclusively.

DieselDennis wrote: Not looking forward to adjusting the valves. Am I better off removing the carb? Or should I just work around it?


There is nothing to fear about doing the valves .. trust me when I say that if I can do it, anyone can and it really is sooo easy once you start. It is just a matter of following the steps and paying attention to what you are doing.

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Take the carb off, it is much easier especially the first time. While the valve cover is off - I liberally sprayed Nut Buster on the whole tappet assembly .. this will help in moving the nuts ... or tappet screws.
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Re: Can the timing be 180 degrees off? Now with VIDEO

Postby Boss Hog » Tue Aug 06, 2013 1:11 pm

The nuts on the tappets are made to turn hard, if they turned easy they would get out of adjustment! It should be plenty oily.

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