[Mgs] tappet question

Peter Caldwell peter at nosimport.com
Mon May 18 08:28:43 MDT 2015

I recommend the go no-go method.  If you want 15, 
then use a 14 and a 16. 14 fits, 16 doesn't, then 
you have 15. Takes the feel out of feeler gauge.
         Peter C

>When I went to reset the tappet clearance, I 
>found the old settings rather sloppy. I reset 
>them so that the gauge was snug – it slid in but 
>it definitely tight. Which is correct? I know 
>that it makes a difference on performance and 
>full combustion. Yes, I did the checking while hot.

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