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Lifters i need to know if i can adjust the lifters for a 1993 chevy suburban 5.7 liter and if i can what do they need to be set at

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Lifters are adjustable...While running, back off 'till clacking, then turn down 'till just stops making noise, then 1/4 to 1/2 turn further down. Don't do this anywhere you don't want oil all over the floor. It gets messy. (someone used to make "bibs" for the rockers to keep oil splash to a minium don't know if available any more)
If they do not take adjustment, check that all rockers travel the same distance. Any that do not likely have worn lifters. Don't bother replacing any that are dished on the cam end. cam will need replacement as well.

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