Valve Train Hickup

Farmall C, Super C Tractors, 200 & 230 1948-1958

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Valve Train Hickup

Postby Hickup » Thu Apr 09, 2009 6:34 pm

Can anyone help me with valve tippet specs for my C? I finally have her running. :D I noticed some strange sounds so I opened the valve cover to discover a couple of rods not connected to the tippits and the valve springs. I moved the set screws so that they where touching and freed up a couple of springs that were stuck. Now I want to make sure that they are all moving appropriatly.. I dont even know where to begin :? :?

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Re: Valve Train Hickup

Postby Eugene » Thu Apr 09, 2009 6:45 pm

.014 hot for both the C and Super C.
I have an excuse. CRS.

Hickup
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Posts: 75
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Tractors Owned: 1950 Cub
1940 A
1950 C
1952? H
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3320 John Deere
Location: Chichester New Hampshire

Re: Valve Train Hickup

Postby Hickup » Thu Apr 09, 2009 6:47 pm

Thanks Eugene. But I have no Idea what to space.... Do I space the set screws or the tipits to the springs.. Please forgive me I have never worked on engines, but I am learning.

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Re: Valve Train Hickup

Postby Eugene » Thu Apr 09, 2009 8:39 pm

You need the .014" between the valve lever and the end of the valve stem (valve spring side).

If you do not own them, you need the operators manual and service manuals for your tractors.
I have an excuse. CRS.


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