K-Cars Talk about the infamous K-Cars within.

Opinion's Please

  #1  
Old 07-24-2012, 12:40 AM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 1
Smile Opinion's Please

I am throwing this question up on a few sites to see what other people think about this solution to a common problem. I have a 92 New Yorker 5th Avenue with a 3.3 with the standard noisy valve-train, this is a motor that I rebuilt and installed when the original motor gave up the ghost. The original motor sounded about the same. I am considering installing a set of lash caps Manley 42125-8 - Manley Valve Tip Wear Caps - Overview - SummitRacing.com to try and make it quiet. I had various valve-train issues with the original motor including the valve stems cutting perfect round holes in the rockers. So far on this rebuild I have had no issues but I think that eventually that will change, and between the larger surface area of the lash cap and the .080" it will add to the valve tip It may be quieter and more durable. Has anyone tried lash caps on there 3.3L? The noisy valve train seem so common I cant believe I am the only person to consider this.

Thanks,
George
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
DaveB69
Chrysler Voyager & Town & Country
6
10-30-2013 04:00 PM
Trevor Van Ginkel
Chrysler Voyager & Town & Country
14
09-07-2013 11:13 AM
SIS Research
Chrysler 300, 300C & 300C SRT-8
0
04-29-2013 02:37 AM
41highlander
Past Chrysler Models
3
01-31-2012 06:07 AM
Raven
Chrysler Voyager & Town & Country
4
03-25-2008 09:47 AM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Opinion's Please


Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.