Thanks for all the feed back.
What I have found is that my Lack of experience is showing.What I failed to understand clearly is not only over time will valves get loose but they will also tighten up some times.
Over the last month my Sonett showed signs that all was not right ,vacuum gauge was not as high as it had been .I did a valve adjustment after 5000 on a new motor rebuild, thinking tight is good and less lifter noise is good. All was well till about 9000 miles ,then the miss showed up.
After some head scratching and research I decided it was time to readjust valves ,and Low and Behold,after adjusting my valves a little less snug,the motor runs like new , go figure . I now know valves tighten up over time with miles as well as loosen up and rattle.
I hope this will help some one else down the road ,maybe save some head banging and hair pulling.
Thanks ,Happy Holidays.
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