My rocker arms don't have an adjusting screw/bolt, how do I set the tappet clearance?

Tiny
DANIEL LEARY
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I've just replaced a head gasket and a cracked head an my 85 toyota hilux 3y engine and i'm up to setting the tappets, but there's no bolt/screw or anythin g like that to set it with.

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Friday, June 1st, 2012 AT 12:34 AM

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Tiny
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I believe they are set with shims. Who dis assmbled the head? Did you remove shims?

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Friday, June 1st, 2012 AT 12:43 AM
Tiny
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I did, and there weren't any. If I do up the nuts that hold on the rocker anywhere past fingertight there isn't any clearance at all.

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Friday, June 1st, 2012 AT 2:45 AM

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