How to check valve train geometry?

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    Well as the title says how do I go about doing and what do I need?

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    What do you want to check for pushrod length I assume?
     
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    Yes, too make sure that everything is squared away after the head swap.
     
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    Remove your rocker arm on say the #1 cylinder. Take a sharpie permanent marker and color the valve tip. Replace your rocker arms and rotate engine over by hand 2 or 3 times. Remove rockers again and make sure you have a clean even line in the center of valve stem if not p.rods need to be altered or rockers shimmed.
     
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    No tools or nothing. hmm thought it would be more complicated i'm going to try it tomorrow
     
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    I didn't no I had to walk you to the bathroom, some things require a little common sense too.
     
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    Oh gee thanks cool guy :nice:

    Would you like to hold my **** while I **** also?
     
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    lol, i have the last laugh! :lol:

    for now... :notnice:

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    You also want to make sure the rocker is riding on the center of the valve tip. You could use a adjustable pushrod to determine if you have the correct length.

    Is it a ped or stud mount set-up?


    Mine's too big to hold:D
     
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    ped.

    Thanks rick
     
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