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Valve Job ???????

What do you guys think of valve adjusments A guy was telling me today it sounds like I should do it to me everything sounds the same and runnin fine but He's been around Diesel alot longer than me and says the clatter is way loud and he heard it from the exhaust pipe when I got on it but I'm staright piped . so I'm just curious


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How do you adjust torque to yield?

Don't listen to that person. There is no adjustment.

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My bad, I'm almost asleep, it's not "torque to yield" on the valves. But still, it's not adjustable.

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That's what I thought but figured I would ask, He had a 98 chevy diesel no turbo is that different?


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Oh ...sounds like you need your "framistat" adjusted. (thats the thing that keeps the turbocharger belt tight and aligned)
To make the adjustment ,you must get the temperature of the framistat up to
operating temperature. This is best accomplished with a bucket of steam. After bathing it in steam,place a metric adjustable crescent wrench (not SAE) on the dual thread
bolt (the one with both clockwise and counterclockwise threads. (dont break it....very expensive) When you no longer hear the clackity-clack the adjustment is done. Be wary
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Ask you buddy how often you should lube the muffler bearings..............
Or change the air in the tires........


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Ask you buddy how often you should lube the muffler bearings..............
Or change the air in the tires........


Framistat, ROTF.......(In my best Larry The Cable Guy voice) That's funny right there, I don't care who you are......That's funny.................
You have muffler bearings ? I thought they were bushings.
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