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Valve clearances
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clan chieftain



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:16 pm    Post subject: Valve clearances Reply with quote

Could someone tell me please the valve clearances (cold) for a series 6 Singer Gazelle with the 1725 engine.
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welshrover



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

the inlet is 0.012 at operating temp
exhaust is 0.014 at operating temp
same as the hillman, i do mine that when cold same with my morris oxford. theres about a thou difference hot or cold so not worth worrying about, ive gone into getting it right when hot or cold and found no difference in running whatsoever Very Happy
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you welshrover. Will do the tappets tomorrow. Cool
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 11:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

no problem Very Happy
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