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Old 11-06-2019, 11:00 PM   #33
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Default Re: Flathead Valve Adjusting Methods ??'s

Originally Posted by Offy 220 View Post
Pete / Dale,
Here's a photo of an Offenhauser valve stem "Filing block" I have used setting valve lash [clearance] on a 220. The one on the left is adjustable and the one on the right is fixed. Offenhauser used a radiused "cup" over the top of the valve stem and with four valves per cylinder it can be very time consuming.
Yes, I am familiar with those blocks. Also familiar with Offy "cups" and the time to do a set of valves...
We use Offy cam grinds in flathead Fords sometimes.
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