Originally posted by: Hemi4u2nv
My service manual says specs should be used when cold. So .004-.008 is the tolerance when cold. Since you have it torn down, you might as well put it in spec.
Thanks for your replies IdahoVinnie and Hemi4u2nv.
So indeed I have the valve cover off, but I don't see a way to
adjust the valves with a wrench and screw driver.
It looks like I have to remove the cam to do any valve adjusting by
replacing the shims after the cam is removed.
I'm thinking that I'm close enough for "government standards" What do