68 327 Hydraulic Lifters removal

Tiny
SHANJOHNSON
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  • 1968 CHEVROLET CAMARO
I have a 68 327 engine from a 68 Camaro.
It has lots of Valve noise. I want to remove the cam and Lifters. It has been some time since I worked on Chevy Smallblocks. My lifters do not come out easily. I thought they pulled right out. Is there tool needed?
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Monday, July 30th, 2007 AT 3:59 PM

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Tiny
CLY
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Sometimes they can be a pain. I ussualy take and spray them with some wd-40 or carb cleaner and just work them up and down till they come out. I use a pic with an angled end on it.

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Monday, July 30th, 2007 AT 4:07 PM
Tiny
SHANJOHNSON
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Cly

Thanks
I thought that might be the case, I tried a small angled pick, but did not want to force them.

Shan
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Monday, July 30th, 2007 AT 4:51 PM
Tiny
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Yes there is a tool to make the job much, much easier -

http://www.2carpros.com/articles/mitchell1eautorepair-car-repair-manuals
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Monday, July 30th, 2007 AT 6:07 PM
Tiny
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Thanks

Tool on the way, I was able to get one out, after 20 min of working on it with Berryman Chemtool, just to try.
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Tuesday, July 31st, 2007 AT 12:04 AM
Tiny
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I'd be nice if you can change the head to 202 camel, you're bringing back memories with my 74 Vega
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Tuesday, July 31st, 2007 AT 4:02 AM
Tiny
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It would be nice to change it, but is my wife's car. She bought it from the grandson of a "little old lady in Fresno" it is totaly original, except for paint, all items are matching, numbers, colors, panels, u name it, it is original, it has just ben neglected over the last several years. With a little work it could be quite a ride. It will not be a show stopper, but it is a classic.

Shan
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Wednesday, August 1st, 2007 AT 12:18 AM
Tiny
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327 that's the best of all 283 its a good thing too! But nothing beatss 396/402
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Wednesday, August 1st, 2007 AT 8:04 AM

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