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golley

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do you have any oil leaks at the head? especially the cam end seals. that can cause the the nearest valve assembly to the leak to not oil right even if it it gets oil.
 


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golley

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playlist...
"..come on Mary, don't fear the Ticker.."
- Blue Oval Cult
"..you tok too much, you worry me to death.."
- Ranger Redding

i thik ma brain swole from da heat
 

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playlist...
"..come on Mary, don't fear the Ticker.."
- Blue Oval Cult
"..you tok too much, you worry me to death.."
- Ranger Redding

i thik ma brain swole from da heat
OK... Now you go stand in the corner for 10 minutes and think about what you just did!!!
 

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"..come on Mary, don't fear the Ticker.."
- Blue Oval Cult
"..you tok too much, you worry me to death.."
- Ranger Redding

i thik ma brain swole from da heat
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Yez sir, corner secured. thank the lord btw finally made it out of the shop; it just hit 99 degrees here.
 

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You know....

Exhaust leaks can tick too....
 

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Maybe it has Tourette's Syndrome.
 

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There's nothing funny about tourettes syndrome. STINKY HOT DOG FART!
 

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Gabe03:

Rusty o Ranger makes a good point

You should consider adjusting your rockers. 80k is plenty of time to need an adjustment. Caution, the 2.9L uses hydraulic lifters so the adjustment needs to be made with the resulting correct preload on the lifters.

While you have the rocker arms off, it is highly recommended that you thouroghly clean the inside of the arm assemblies. Inspect your push rods for wear too.

[recommend moving to 2.9L forum]
 

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Moved to the 2.9L forum...
 

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There's nothing funny about tourettes syndrome. STINKY HOT DOG FART!
I have it. It gets pretty silly sometimes. I don't randomely cuss but I have a barely noticeable twitch where a give my head a little shake. But sometimes it looks like I have bugs on my face and im trying to shake them off.
 


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