MY ROCKER ARMS DON'T HAVE AN ADJUSTING SCREW/BOLT, HOW DO I SET THE TAPPET CLEARANCE?

  • Tiny
  • daniel leary
  • 1985 Toyota
  • 70,000 miles

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.

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

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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I believe they are set with shims. Who dis assmbled the head? Did you remove shims?

Roy

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Friday, June 1st, 2012 AT 12:43 AM
  • Tiny
  • daniel leary
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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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