1988 FORD F-150 ROCKER AS

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  • Buckeye727
  • 1988 Ford F-150

I got a f150 88 4.9 straight 6 I just put a new head on it, how do I set the rocker arms do I just torque the bolts down or do I have to set with a feeler gage

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Friday, July 25th, 2014 AT 9:51 PM

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Tighten to 24 to 31 Nm which is 17.7 ft lb to 22.8 ft lbs

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Saturday, July 26th, 2014 AT 2:47 AM
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Is that it? That's all you don't have to set them with a feeler gage and does it have to be on tdc when I do this?

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Saturday, July 26th, 2014 AT 4:47 AM
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Just make sure they are not on high cam when you tighten them. There is a lash spec but the only way to change it is to get different length pushrods.

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Saturday, July 26th, 2014 AT 6:56 AM

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