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Sounds like the top end then. This could be bad news - the car may have been thrashed or it might just need a good oil change as the lifters operate using engine oil if it is clean they work better

EDIT - my old Astra had hydraulic lifters and sounded worse than the Meagne when it was cold but once warmed up it ran pretty quiet - did you let the engine warm up fully or was it just cold?

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