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Old 22 Jun 2011, 04:31 pm
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Default 94 civic ex valve adjustment?

I have a 94 civic EX with a stock D16z6. I adjusted the valves to the spec, Intake 8, ex 11. The first time with a "slight" drag on the feeler gauge. The car hesitated after warming up while accelerating. I adjusted them again to the same specs but with more of a drag. Same problem but not a severe. When I went to adjust them the 3rd time (to minimal specs) I noticed the PCV Valve hose was cracked, and I was HOPING that was the problem. Replaced the hose and didn't change it. I am going to adjust them one more time to the minimal specs, yes I have it to TDC for each cylinder. Any ideas or tips on what I may be doing wrong? What is the cause of this hesitation (usually under load or while accelerating). Also if i speed up slowly, it does not do it... Any ideas?
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Old 22 Jun 2011, 04:46 pm
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Sounds like the gaps for your valve clearances are good. Did you do anything else to the engine along with the valve adjustment? Timing belt or anything?
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