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    Tapping

    Hi,

    just been to shops and back in the zaf and as I pulled back into my road I noticed that the engine was tapping. I've had a few Corsa redtops before and the zaf sounds like the old redtops when you start them up, noisy lifters.

    Are these common on going on zlet's??

    I've also checked the oil level and it's half way up the dipstick.
    Amz & Zara coming through

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    yea they tend to get a bit noisy after a few miles on them mate its a mixture of the injectors and lifters, since i fitted vxr injectors there bloody noisy

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    It's only done 60k!!!

    Oh well, going in garage next week for new lifters :-(
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    ive never herd of the lifters getting noisey on zlets tbh buy hey every engines diferent i say

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    Quote Originally Posted by AMZ View Post
    It's only done 60k!!!

    Oh well, going in garage next week for new lifters :-(
    You might think twice about that when you see the price of new lifters!
    Try some "wyns lifter treatment"
    I tried a bottle a month ago and its safe to use

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    Update:.....

    Spoke to my mate who works for vauxhall this morning, just as he walked in the door from holiday lol. He recommend doing an engine flush and fresh fully senthetic 5w 30 oil, and after 5 mins or so engine stopped tapping and is now running the quietest I have ever heard it :-). I've never really been a fan of engine flush after hearing mixed reviews about it, but it was amazing the amount of crap that came out with the oil.
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    If anyone uses engine flush I recomend you fill your car full of cheap oil after you have flushed it then run the car for around 20 miles then drain that to get rind of the rest of the flush then its safe
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