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Originally Posted by JFairman View Post
When taking the time to get the feeler gauge blade in there and check them I've found both the intake and exhaust clearences get larger with mileage so I set them on the snug side of .004" now.
I think going too loose is a common mistake people make when using the traditional method. I have found that the feeler gauge should feel pretty tight when you have it under the adjuster foot.
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