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1 Head seems abit tappy when warm on 11th May 2014, 3:03 pm

Gl3nnGTIR

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Does anyone else find this? I run my engine on millers nano drive oil 10w 50,
Never really noticed untill today went on a drive and just seemed tapper up top, oil Is getting to head etc all compression fine, may just be me haha
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2 Re: Head seems abit tappy when warm on 11th May 2014, 3:05 pm

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Yeah mine is a bit noisy and im running that oil. I think mine needs reshimming as I think its settled in since putting the new head on.
Also think the oils been thinned out a bit from where its running a bit rich top end.


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3 Re: Head seems abit tappy when warm on 11th May 2014, 3:08 pm

Gl3nnGTIR

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I may stick some silkoline pro-s instead maybe? Bit annoying and maybe my head needs reshimming, who knows lol

4 Re: Head seems abit tappy when warm on 11th May 2014, 3:10 pm

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I don't think its the oil, when did you start using this oil?


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5 Re: Head seems abit tappy when warm on 11th May 2014, 3:27 pm

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From day one pete

6 Re: Head seems abit tappy when warm on 11th May 2014, 3:28 pm

Gl3nnGTIR

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Well I've done probably 300 miles in it including one service in between

7 Re: Head seems abit tappy when warm on 11th May 2014, 3:34 pm

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I change the oil every 5000miles or yearly. This is the first time ive used the stuff but I think its due a change so ordered some ready. Im gonna check my clearances at some point.


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8 Re: Head seems abit tappy when warm on 11th May 2014, 4:36 pm

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I change my oil every 1000 miles I thinks it's a bit excessive but u use my car daily and only ever use Fuchs racing oil 10/50.
My head seemed very noisy and had it shimmed it seems ok now!

9 Re: Head seems abit tappy when warm on 11th May 2014, 7:22 pm

GTIR James


Sounds like valve clearances Glenn. We can have a look on fri. I always used the silcolene pro s 10/50 without a problem.

10 Re: Head seems abit tappy when warm on 11th May 2014, 7:24 pm

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Good job im bringing tools then  Very Happy


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11 Re: Head seems abit tappy when warm on 11th May 2014, 7:29 pm

Gl3nnGTIR

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sounds good to me as I don't really know how to do them? Haha James you are a diamond, pete I'm very sure your tools will come in handy hahahaha

12 Re: Head seems abit tappy when warm on 11th May 2014, 8:06 pm

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When he said tools he meant a chocolate hammer and a screwdriver made out of sherbet laces  Laughing 


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13 Re: Head seems abit tappy when warm on 11th May 2014, 8:10 pm

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Close Leighton but I actually meant a hammer and a bigger hammer  Razz


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14 Re: Head seems abit tappy when warm on 11th May 2014, 8:20 pm

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Yeah sounds like shims Glenn
When I heard it at rr day she was a bit tippy but not enough to warrant doing them I think


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