Crate hemi valve train noise

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Crate hemi valve train noise

Post by hemijohn » Sun Apr 13, 2003 7:15 pm

I have two crate hemi's, a 465 and a 525. both motors have noisey valve trains. has anyone else had this problem?

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Valve noise

Post by Hemiplymouth » Wed Apr 07, 2004 6:25 pm

I have a 472 crate engine. No problems at all except like you, I think the valve noise is to loud for hydraulic lifters.
I cranked down on the adjusters a 1/4 turn and helped the worst ones. May go down a little more, What you think? :D

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Post by dodgeman66 » Thu Apr 08, 2004 10:59 pm

I have been told that some motors had the rocker arms tapping the valve covers. If you pull a cover you should be able to tell or I would think if they are the chrome type you could push on them and it should get louder. My 426 is that way but I have not checked it because they are replacing my motor due to other problems.

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