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M110 valve adjustment tips?

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I have read Nobby's valve adjustment writeup and it is my guide.

I have the feeler gauge, the special wrench, the valve cover gasket and the will to do it as an oil change is up.

My question is there anything to look for while the engine is opened up? I want to measure the timing chain stretch, I think you line the engine up to TDC on the crank pulley then you compare the marks on the cam and see how much it is off.

When I turn the motor over is there anything I should do other than

Is there anything to look at? Check the rocker arms or rattle clips for wear?
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they also have off-set woodruff keys you can use on the cams to bring them into alignment without replacing the chain.
A little noise is a good thing, too tight and the valve will not seat
maby a rocker spring sprung, that'll give you a bit of a racket.
doesn't matter, I guess the spring was OK.
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