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#1 ellets

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 03:55 PM

Is there an easy way to tell if a 2.2 is an interfearance  engine or not. I have 3. one is  94 turbo but the other 2 could be 91 to 97.?



#2 987687

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 04:15 PM

Well, in 96 they changed to a single port header. 97 was the first year the were interference. So if it has dual exhaust ports, it's a clearance engine.

If it has single port exhaust, pull off the valvecover. In 97 they changed from hydraulic adjusters to solid adjusters. So if it has solid adjusters it's interference.



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Posted 15 February 2013 - 04:35 PM

90 - 96 are non-interference.

 

90 - 96 also have HLAs. this means there is no valve adjustment.

pull a valve cover and look.


Edited by johnceggleston, 15 February 2013 - 04:37 PM.





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