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Old 12-16-2003, 02:32 PM
psfred psfred is offline
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You have some bad tappets. They are easy to replace on this engine, look into it. Not all that cheap, alas.

If the noise goes away when the engine warms up, you can live with it for a while. If it stops going away, you need to replace the tappets.
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