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    how do tappets work on the z20let

    ill be honest i dont know alot about the internals of engines. i just wondered if someone could explain to me how the tappets on a z20let work. thanks
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    Oil pressure fills them and causes them to open, therefore they adjust to the specific gap required between the valve stem and cam lobe.

    You could probably find more info if you do a search on Google for hydraulic cam follower or hydraulic tappet.
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