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Old 11-10-2001, 02:50 PM
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1979 450 slc valve clearances

Hi, this is my first posting, I need to know the valve clearances for my recently bought 450 slc, 1979. It's a bit noisy and I'm hoping this will be the problem.


John (slcman)

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Old 11-10-2001, 03:34 PM
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All V8s after 1975 (76-) have hydraulic lifters. Common problems include worn rockers, cam, and bad lifters.

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