Join Date: Jul 2011
September 21st, 2011, 8:21 AM #4
Nope, any preload on the hydraulic lifter is already "there". I had a valve cover from a SBC cutout that I used on a few dozen I'd done in the past. I had to replace the lower intake manifold gaskets on my 3.1 lumina, and thats the same way I did it three years ago, and ??? miles.