<VV> Noisy lifters

MarK Durham 62vair at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 13:23:09 EDT 2014

Jim, bad news. I think the only option is to replace them. I think k they
must be racing lifters.

Mark Durham Hauser Idaho
62 2Door Coupe 4speed Red/Red
On Jun 25, 2014 9:08 AM, "James Cuneo" <jamescuneo at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Mark,
>  I am using valvoline vr1 20-50. It has zddp. Tapping is much less when
> oil is cold, gets worse at operating temp. Break in oil was 30wt and
> tapping was worse. Higher viscosity has a quieting effect. Oil flow appears
> normal.
> Jim
> ------------------------------
> Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:53:25 -0700
> Subject: RE: <VV> Noisy lifters
> From: 62vair at gmail.com
> To: jamescuneo at hotmail.com
> CC: virtualvairs at corvair.org
> What oil are you using, and was there a good oil flow out to the rockers
> when you adjusted them. If the pattern is otherwise normal on the half moon
> one the half moon is probably a scratch during break in.
> Put Castrol 20w50 in it with an zddp additive and see what happens. My pt
> cruiser has always run a bit odd on 10w30 synthetics, got tired of it and
> went  to the castrol dino oil above and the engine smoothed out and gets
> better mileage, on that heavy oil. Go figure.
> Mark Durham Hauser Idaho
> 62 2Door Coupe 4speed Red/Red
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