Engine: Lifters

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DOHC engines have 24 lifters. Lifters, also known as "lash adjusters", come in 2 important varieties: Pre-1999 Lifters and 1999 (3rd Generation) Lifters.

Pre-1999 Lifters

Pre-1999 Mitsubishi 3000GT/Dodge Stealth Lifters

These lifters cause a common problem known as "lifter tick". An incessant, yet generally harmless ticking from the engine bay.

1999 (3rd Generation) Lifters

1999 Mitsubishi 3000GT Lifters

These lifters are a common drop-in upgrade for the pre-99 DOHC engines.

Links: Stealth316.com has an excellent word document on the process of replacing the lifters. It can be found here Word Document: Replacing Lifters 1.8mb

This article originated from a thread or post on 3000GT/Stealth International. (1935)