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LB7 loud tick at low rpm?

Anyone know what this could be. There is what sounds like injector tick but way loud at low rpm while driving. never here is this bad on my buddies truck. any insite would be greay guys thanks.
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How many miles? has motor ever been touched? Possible valve adjustment.

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it has 113000 on it and not never been touched had the tick for a long time it kinda comes and goes never really thought anthything of it till i drove my buddies lb7 and never heard it. valves could be a possibility
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No i hear it best when im in 5th gear and the tourqe converter locked at low rpms and then accellerat thats when i hear the tick the most
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I would try valve adjustment I have seen a few way out of spec
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Is it a hard tick, or could it be an exhaust leak?

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no def not an exhaust leak i checked that first i thought it was due to timing with my tuning but i put back to stock and still there
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