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donMGC Don Phillips
taree, Australia   AUS
I have recently found out that when the rocker gear was reconditioned many years ago, the top oil ways in the rocker arm were not drilled out. No oil flows through them. I have driven about 40,000 miles with the car like this.
Is it wise to drill them out now, or is it reasonable to assume, as nothing has ceased, that there is sufficient oil getting to the rocker gear and valves, so leave well alone ?
Thanks
Don

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chormy Gold Member Shaun Holmes
Norwich, Norfolk, UK   GBR
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If after 40k you have no wear then all is correct .


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kirks-auto Platinum Member Robert Kirk
Davenport, IA, USA   USA
Don,
If you are asking about an MG TC you need to find that forum. This is the MGC forum to which you posted. In any event, welcome!



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donMGC Don Phillips
taree, Australia   AUS
Hi Robert
Definitely for my 1968 MGC roadster.
I have five MG’s
Thanks
Don

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romeo69 Stephen Curtis
, Berkshire, UK   GBR
all I can say is they are drilled and the oil will travel along the shaft if you have those old springs and tin covers so they are not rigid

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