View Full Version : Eliminating valve tick
02-21-2009, 12:06 PM
I was just wondering if there is a way to get rid of valve ticking without rebuilding the head.
02-21-2009, 02:04 PM
adjust your valves
02-21-2009, 02:06 PM
With the e30 lifter design you will never eliminate the tick, but adjust the valves may help.
02-21-2009, 04:41 PM
M20 with no valve tick?
02-21-2009, 04:42 PM
lol other option is rebuilt head with upgraded valve springs and shrick cam:)
02-21-2009, 04:45 PM
just adjust your valves its easy.
02-21-2009, 04:54 PM
all righty then
02-21-2009, 05:23 PM
specs for exhaust and intake are:
Cold - .010 in.
Hot - .012 in.
02-21-2009, 05:27 PM
awesome thank you
02-21-2009, 07:04 PM
02-21-2009, 08:49 PM
dump that m20 and put a m50 in there and you have no valve ticking anymore
02-21-2009, 08:53 PM
M50? go big or go home! LS1;) jks Honest truth I miss hearing that valve tick. I went with Racing Trends today to check out an e30 that's for sale on kijiji, and when the guy started it, hearing those valves tick almost brought a tear to my eye!!!
02-22-2009, 01:08 AM
it's not only the valves the injecters make noise to
02-25-2009, 02:11 PM
rev-limiter till you hear a big bang... that should stop the valve tick :) jk
iv read of some people saying that after adjusting the valves it got louder. its just the way these engines are made.
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