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hey guys i need your help anyone have a write up on how to adjust the valves...thanks
 

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Not a hard job. Hardest part will be adjusting the back 2 cylinders simply because they are hard to reach. May want to do those first so the easy ones will be after the hard ones.

Here is a link to the procedure.
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on a 12 valve im sorry or is it the same?
 

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CumminsDatabase.com :: B Series Valve Clearance Adjustment

the easisest way to do it is take take all the valve covers off and put a socket on the alternator nut and start from the back and all you gotta do is turn the the engine with the alternator nut until the rocker arm is loose...technically said like this...when a rocker arm is not on the lift lobe of the cam, adjust the intake valves for 0.010" clearance and the exhaust valves for 0.020".
 

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CumminsDatabase.com :: B Series Valve Clearance Adjustment

the easisest way to do it is take take all the valve covers off and put a socket on the alternator nut and start from the back and all you gotta do is turn the the engine with the alternator nut until the rocker arm is loose...technically said like this...when a rocker arm is not on the lift lobe of the cam, adjust the intake valves for 0.010" clearance and the exhaust valves for 0.020".
It is best to do it in the proper sequence to be 100% sure the lifter is sitting on the base circle of the cam. Just going by when its 'loose', the lifter is likely still on one of the ramps of the lobe so you may as well not even be adjusting the valves...


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It is best to do it in the proper sequence to be 100% sure the lifter is sitting on the base circle of the cam. Just going by when its 'loose', the lifter is likely still on one of the ramps of the lobe so you may as well not even be adjusting the valves...


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ok sounds good a shop wanted 500 to do it but i think i can manage...
 

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not a problem i probley should of said 12 valve...
 

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$500!!!

Holy crap.... Buy a case of beer, do it yourself and pocket the rest of the cash and as a bonus you might have a lil buz on by the time your done!
 
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