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it,s that time of year again,when you start thinking of those jobs that have been put off during the busy boating season,i ve got one of them....

i have to adjust the tappets on the starboard engine,i know the clearance to use butttt,idon,t know the sequence of the valves ie adjust number .... with number.....rocking,this is normaly easy but no one can tell me how to do a 5 cylinder engine!!! please help!!!

ps it,s a mercruiser d183 turbo,

regards Trev

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Hi Trevor I can confirm the clearance is 0.30mm for both inlet and outlet and could probably give you the sequence for the 6 cylinder, but will need the manuals on the boat for the 5 cylinder. Can you wait till next week.


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