Finally got around to pulling the rocker assembly and inspecting the lifters. 8 out of 16 seem to have issues. 1 of those 8 had a bad check valve. The remaining 7 seemed to be stuck at about the half way point. The 8 good ones extend about a 1/4" if I had to guess and are solid feeling when pressing normally w/o pressing the check valve in and after bleeding. The 7 bad ones, even after bleeding in clean oil, the tips only extended about half as far as the 8 good ones, or maybe an 1/8". They still feel smooth when pressing the tip down and pressing the ball check in the back, but nothing was/is getting them to return to full height.
So, just want to make sure those actually are bad? 8 lifters out of sync with the rest seems a little high, is this normal?
Edited by Bushwick, 19 October 2013 - 07:04 PM.