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What is under head tappet valve?
ive never heard it called that before , but i think we are talking about the early automotive engines that did not have valves in the cyl. heads, they were located in the block. i think a flat head ford would be an example.
Asked in Ford Ranger, Ford Ranger XLT
2000 Ford Ranger 2.5 diesel tappet valve clearance?
Asked in Chevy Silverado
Does your 2005 4.8 vortec have a mechanical roller tappet or a hydraulic roller tappet?
Does the head have to be removed to replace the valve seals?
Asked in Toyota Corolla
What is the adjustment of valve tappet clearance of Toyota 3 K engine?
Asked in Fuel and Engines, Dodge Ram, Chevy 350
What makes rocker arm come loose?
a worn camshaft or lifter,use of a non self locking nut, some heads the rocker shaft is pressed and not threaded into cyl head and can lift out of head. also a bent or worn push rod, and last a worn rocker ball and seat note these answers are for over head valve train. with over head cam setup. a worn cam or collapsed hydraulic tappet, or adjustable tappet was not installed properly a;so a cracked valve spring.