Originally Posted by ffgf43
Thanks for the reply. Not being a mechanic myself I am relying on a shop here that has diagnosed the issue and says it is in the intake area with posibly a bent valve stem, or bad seat. The truck runs fine, but has a noise like asolid lifter motor with just one lifter tapping ??
I don't recall where I saw it but the stock rocker arm has been known to crack, it is basically just stamped out like cookie. May also check that out, easier then pulling lifters. Elite makes a beautiful set of roller rockers....... ah to have unlimited cash.