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Valve clearance ?

I am looking for the clearance between the Rocca and the valve on a golf auto 1.6 CL 1989.
The Tappets are knocking and we need to readjust the clearance between the valves and the cam.
many thanks
Glenn

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Http://www.scribd.com/doc/6853/periodic-maintenance - check this out before anything. . . its a service manual.. . .

thats an old engne but . . . if your head is milled remember yourr top dead center mark may be off. . . . so check the cams to get the real top dead mark before doing the valve clearances. . . . try 6 - 8 7- 9 . .. if its loud just go lower. . . until it sounds right. . . im not from the states but i do know alot of auto supplies have service manuals for old carss. . get a hanes manual. .. . they have practically everything. . . . .

now if you wana order a manual online this would be the link. i would advise you to get a manual . . .iv done lots of cars and i always order a manual before touching anything. just to be sure.

http://www.haynes.com/products/?searchType=vehicleApplicationSearch2&searchEnd=yes&sfID1=&sfID2=&sfID3=&year=1989&make=Volkswagen&model=Golf&x=31&y=13

hope this helps

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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