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Old 09-29-2008, 05:27 PM   #1
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anyone know how to adjust the valves on a 1990 renix?
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Old 09-29-2008, 05:47 PM   #2
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If you torque the rockers to 19 ft/lbs the lifters will self adjust the valves. At least that is what I have done when re-installing the head after a blown gasket. Had to look up the torque specs but the FSM says 19 ft/lbs so that is it. Alternate between valves. I started in the middle of the head and worked my way out from there. I also turned the motor over to a place which took the pressure from the cam lobe off of the valve I was torqueing down.
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In other words....
Torque em down and forget em. No adjustment alloted. Non-adjustable.
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alrighty thanks guys. guess i gotta get a valve job then.
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