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How do I adjust the valve clearances on a JDM B16a engine?

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Old 01-31-2011, 08:55 AM   #1
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Default How do I adjust the valve clearances on a JDM B16a engine?

My grandpa called the valve clearances "lashes" and I need to check it with a gapper. First off what are the numbers? secondly are they the same for intake/exhaust valves? I'm also not really to sure what the hell he is really talking about. any help/insight would be nice. thanks.
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Mentioning the engine might help.
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Old 01-31-2011, 09:12 AM   #4
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The diagrams below show how to set the valve lash on a B16a2 engine (not sure if JDM B16a engine is the same).



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Thanks very much, i'm sure they can't be to much different.
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no its extremely easy. use vise grips on a socket while using your flathead screwdriver to adjust the "lash"
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