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97 2.5 valve adjustment
Posted 22 September 2007 - 09:13 PM
Posted 23 September 2007 - 12:50 AM
They don't really lose much over time and they should be fine if you havent changed anything in the engine. I would only adjust them if yours are loud. If they aren't I would wait until you blow a head gasket or break a timing belt and just chalk it up. It sounds bad but they are a PITA to adjust in the car. You have to remove the cam caps and cams and all the front timing belt gears, idlers, plastics, etc to get to them. Once you get to them and measure what is in the bucket and then order them, pay the price for the new shims, install....youre going to spend a day or two doing the work, running around to get the parts, etc.
Focus instead on putting new hoses, all of the coolant ones, new radiator, fuel filter...all the stuff on the 60 and 120K services that you might have forgotten to do and try to prevent the engine head gasket failure instead.
Posted 23 September 2007 - 07:56 PM
Posted 24 September 2007 - 07:14 AM
Posted 24 September 2007 - 09:13 AM
Posted 24 September 2007 - 10:35 AM
Maybe someone does the same for Subarus?
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