94 Evo with Screaming Eagle heads Tick

Discussion in 'General Harley Davidson Topic' started by ygrowup, Oct 10, 2009.

  1. ygrowup

    ygrowup Member

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    Had someone tell me its normal for S.E heads to "tick". To me it sounds like the valves need adjustment. Anybody know anything about S.E. heads on a 80 cube 1994 Evo motor?
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Do you have adjustable pushrods? More than likely they need to be adjusted.
     
  3. ygrowup

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    Not sure about the adjustable push rods. I just bought the bike and it had a bunch of new S.E parts installed about 2500 miles ago. I'll have to look at the list of parts and get back to you..... Kind of new to this, If it was a 455 CI Buick V-8 I could do it in my sleep but not sure on a V-Twin 80 CI.
    Any and all help will be appreciated.
     
  4. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    If u have adjustable pushrods allow time for the tappets to bleed down when u make your adjustments try to find out what brand pushrods u have and follow the manufacture instructions
     
  5. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Might just be time to change the tappets

    Brian
     
  6. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    I had a small exhaust leak on the front pipe when I did my roller chain conversion. I thought it was the lifters. Finally pulled both pipes and replaced the HD crush gasket with some new style Cometic gaskets. That did it.

    TQ
     
  7. ygrowup

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    Well guys, yes it does have adjustable pushrods. Anybody know where I can study up on adjusting them? Maybe even a video?

    Thanks

    Looney
     
  8. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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