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Without knowing the specifics of the particular engine that you have, I will say that .004 is the general valve clearance specification for most engines today. You should really check a maintenance book for the engine or contact a local dealer for the clearance on your specific engine. On OHV engines, you don't make the adjustment at TDC. You have to bypass the pressure release point by turning past TDC and letting the piston drop 1/4". Then set the valves at .004 clearance for both intake and exhaust. Again, this is a general guideline and it would be best to get the specifics for your particular engine. Hope this helped and best wishes.

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