1999 Chevrolet Malibu valve lifters

Tiny
OLDMANVIV
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  • 1999 CHEVROLET MALIBU
  • 2.7L
  • FWD
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  • 81,000 MILES
Does a 1999 Malibu have hydralic or solid valve lifters?
Saturday, October 10th, 2015 AT 8:38 AM

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Tiny
KEN L
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Hey Oldmanviv,

Hydraulic, they stopped using solid lifters a while back, some older cam followers are solid like in the Jaguar and BMW engine's where you had to use shims to adjust the valve lash, those were the days!

Best, Ken
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