How To: Adjust Classic Mini Valve Clearance / Tappets
"Saxo-Fiesta-Mini" on The Mini Forum UK has prepared an excellent How To: Adjust Valve Clearance / Tappets article.
Here's how it starts:
This is Short guide on how to adjust the valve clearance or as it's know by many
adjusting the tappets
Time: takes roughly 20 mins obviously may take more time if you have less experience working with push rod engines
Note: Ensure this is done from COLD
- 1/2 inch (or can be done with 13mm) spanner (with early pressed steel rockers its 7/16 spanner
- 1/2 inch (again or can improvise 13mm) deep socket
- 3/8th ratchet
- feeler gauge / blades
- 21 or 22 mm spanner
- Large flat headed screw driver
Click HERE to read the complete article on The Mini Forum UK
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