ENGINE VALVE TAPPETS MAINTENANCE (Contd)
Insert trough (3) to full length of cam bore (2).
Feed tappet installation tool down tappet bore (6) and into trough (3).
Feed tappet installation tool cord through the cam bore (2).
The barrier at the rear of the trough will assure the tool will be
removed with the trough..
Carefully pull trough (3) and tappet installation tool out front side of cam bore (2).
Lubricate tappet (1) with lubriplate.
To aid in removing the installation tool after the tappet is installed,
work the tool in and out of the tappet several times before
installing the tappets.
Insert tappet installation tool into tappet (1).
If it is difficult to get the tappet to make the bend from the trough
up to the tappet bore, pull the trough out enough to allow the
tappet to drop down and align itself; then, pull the tappet up into
Pull tappet installation tool and tappet through cam bore (2) and up into tappet bore (6).
After the tappet has been pulled up into position, slide the trough
back into the cam bore and rotate it one-half turn. This will
position the round side of the trough facing up, which will hold the
tappet in place.
Remove tappet installation tool from tappet (1).
Install wooden dowel (4) into top of tappet (1). Wrap rubber bands (5) around wooden
dowels (4) to secure tappets (1).
Repeat steps 1 through 9 for remaining tappets.