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Tappet Screen Mistake Could Cost Me Big $$$

Discussion in 'General' started by mofaster, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. Nཛ͢ཀཇཧ༏ཧי

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    I doubt they are still big dog dealers.
     
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    As Brew said, make sure you're using CORRECT oil filter!
    Evo style not twin cam.

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    I'm getting mine ready for Daytona, so I guess I should pull mine also and clean it:old2:

    Its pouring down here anyway:oldrant:
     
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    I'm bringing up this hi-jacked thread again as a reminder to check your tappet screen. I have a Mastiff in my shop, customer was complaining of excessive upper engine noise. He said he just had the jug gaskets replaced, and it wasn't that noisy before. So I readjusted the push rods, and while it was right in front of me, I pulled the tappet screen, and it was very very dirty. The worst, by far, than I've ever seen. It was probably the reason for the noise.
     
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    I would imagine if the screen was installed upside down then the spring wouldn't drop right in over the screen itself, I have the nut style cap on mine maybe the screw head type are different but with that said I couldn't imagine not realizing it was put in wrong after trying to put the cap back on.
     
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