Jump to content


Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!

Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.

We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
  • Say hello and join the conversation
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Classifieds with all sorts of Subaru goodies
  • Photo hosting in our gallery
  • Meet other cool people with cool cars
Seriously, what are you waiting for? Make your life more fulfilling and join today! You and your Subaru won't regret it, we guarantee** it.

* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!

Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!

Guest Message by DevFuse
 

Photo
- - - - -

HLAs, y'all


  • Please log in to reply
No replies to this topic

#1 mdcc2010

mdcc2010

    USMB Regular

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 53 posts
  • Georgia

Posted 30 March 2013 - 04:49 PM

Still trying to get my XT's kinks worked out.

 

So, after I put it all back together following a head gasket job a couple months ago (with new oil pump gaskets, reinforced cam tower o-rings, and anaerobic sealant for the cam tower-to-head mating gasket), I started it up and when it got to full temp it began making a light clink-y sound on the left-hand head. I wasn't too concerned at the time, but it steadily got worse over the course of a couple hundred miles: now it makes a very loud tick of death from just the LH head. Removing the valve cover reveals a normal amount of oil covering everything, nothing out of place and no noticeable wear from oil starvation or anything on the new cams, but all four lash adjusters are super squishy. When I put them in, all four had what seemed like a normal amount of play (sub .5mm).

 

Has anybody had all lash adjusters on only one head up and fail before? Could it possibly be a weak oil relief spring or something like that?






0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users