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Old 09-18-2007, 11:18 PM   #15
murgatroid42
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Joined: Aug 2003
Location: Ft. Collins, CO
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lone Rider
...There's a loose rule of: 1 over will be tight and 2 over will not fit.

I've set the valves on an 1150 more times than I can count and found that it can actually be quicker using a guage that is 1 or 2 over rather than trying to get that 'perfect feel/drag' with the correct size gauge.

Whatever works, works...
I've been adjusting valves since my VW beetle in college, and I never thought of that trick. Good post.
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