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Engine tappet clearances

Require valve tappet settings for Mk1 Ford Cortina twin cam. Approx year 1965.
We assume it maybe .008' Inlet and .022' Exhaust?

This engine was also found in early Mk1 Ford Escorts

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According to http://freespace.virgin.net/tommy.sandham/databook.htm# Rocker Adjustment, the cold clearance is .008" intake/.018" exhaust in the non-GT 1500cc, and .012" intake/.022 exhaust on the GT. Sweet little car!!!

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