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Old 10-31-2006, 08:51 PM
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tappet (or whatever) gap for a 240D

does anybody know the tappet gap for a 1981 240D? i need to know because as of now it sounds like there's a tin can rattling around in there. thanks dudes for any help you can offer

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Old 10-31-2006, 09:01 PM
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Open your hood, the black emission sticker had valve lash.

.10 intake, .35 exhaust I think.
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Make sure to let it sit over night before doing the adjustments. They're different if the water temp is above a certain number. Those are the cold numbers, the ones you want.
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For 240D's it's .10 and .30. That's slightly different than the 300D. Manual says to set it .06 more for extremely cold temps.

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Old 11-01-2006, 02:27 PM
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For 240D's it's .10 and .30. That's slightly different than the 300D. Manual says to set it .06 more for extremely cold temps.

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The above measurements are in Milimeter.

.004 intake and .012 ehxaust in thousandths

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