Piston-to-Valve Clearance (#11) - Engine Builder Magazine

Piston-to-Valve Clearance (#11)

No problem, go buy yourself a Tootsie Roll, and after it sits in your pocket for 20 minutes or so it should be soft enough to use.

John Allen

Advanced Engine Machine

Bakersfield, CA

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