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I need a guide for lifter disassaembly and cleaning.

02-14-2010, 04:37 PM
Hello, Does anyone know of a guide or procedure for disassembly of Metro lifters.

I want to take mine apart and clean them up. I also want to know if it would be OK to polish the tops.


Johnny Mullet
02-14-2010, 09:33 PM

02-14-2010, 09:57 PM
Thank you again Johnny Mullet. Before I post another question about my Metro I'll just google "Johnny Mullet".

02-15-2010, 12:37 AM
can the tops be polished? Would it make a difference?

02-15-2010, 06:28 PM
Why do you want to polish the tops?

The lifters and cam develop a wear pattern that is matched to each lifter and lobe. It's best not to disturb this.

02-16-2010, 06:50 PM
I see... Would this wear cause noise? It's not bad and looks like the rest. I have a couple spare heads on hand. Could I take another lifter and put it's innards in another after cleaning? Would it cause any problems? Thanks...

02-16-2010, 09:52 PM
Normal wear is not going to cause noise.
I would just swap in the whole lifter since the inner bore of the lifter could be worn.

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