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Author Topic: Trip to Crawfords/Jake installation  (Read 8367 times)
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« Reply #30 on: September 19, 2007, 07:05:29 PM »

Hi Richard,

I'm set at .059 cold.

Rads are in and I will be leaving here in the am.

Hope this helps

If you get a chance, do a test. While the engine is still somewhat cool, try the Jakes and see how they operate. Then after the engine is up to temperature do the same test on a similar grade if possible.

I found that the cold test that the Jakes worked significantly better than after the engine was up to temperature.

Based on that I changed the clearance to .055 and realized significantly better Jake action after the engine came up to temperature.



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