Valve Lifters
Basic Engine Topics

Hydraulic-Mechanical Valve Lifters-FAQ

January 13, 2017

Hydraulic-Mechanical Valve Lifters-FAQ. Valve lifters follow the contour of the camshaft lobe and transfers that motion to open and close the valves. Tappets or cam followers are just others names for the same thing. Let’s start […]

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Engine Testing Procedures and Fixes

How to find mechanical engine misfires

November 13, 2016

Mechanical engine misfires can contribute to low compression (bad cylinder, piston rings, sticky or leaky valves or even valves out of adjustment) will affect the amount of air coming into the cylinder which will cause […]