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10-30-02, 11:15 AM   #1  
backfire when accelerating

73 scout II 304 engine v-8 AT. Runs great cool. backfires up into the carburetor when it warms up. rocker arms making alot of ticking after it warms up. Could this be a sticking valve problem? Oil pressure is normal. Thanks.

 
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10-30-02, 01:42 PM   #2  
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Maybe it is time to adjust valves tappets which you should do when you hear the ticking noise.

 
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10-30-02, 07:41 PM   #3  
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Backfire,

Have You checked timing?
Bela

 
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