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Selecting the Proper Valve Springs Valve springs are one of the most critical components of your engine. It is very important to match the camshaft and it's potential RPM range with the correct spring rate. We will attempt to explain it in this article, but first lets go over some valve spring...
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Stock Non-Adjustable Rocker Assembly - Rebuilt 1.5 ratio, stock non-adjustable rocker arm assembly, fully assembled and ready to bolt on. Recommended for stock applications where the cylinder head and/or block have not been milled more than a total of .125". Stock Adjustable Rocker Assembly -...
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How to adjust your valves properly First, you need to determine if you have solid lifters or hydraulic lifters. Solid lifters were commonly used on the early 144/170ci motors, while hydraulic lifters were used on the later 144/170ci and all 200/250ci engines. However, this is only a rule of...
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The following basic camshaft installation tips have been drawn from experience and reflect the most common mistakes that result in premature camshaft failure. These are not meant in any way to replace the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) installation procedures. These basic installation...
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What is meant by Degreeing the Camshaft, and why is it necessary? The phrase "Degreeing the Cam" means you are making sure the camshaft's position in the engine coincides with that of the crankshaft, so that their rotations are synchronized. This is the only way you will know if the rise and...
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Other related articles: Selecting the Proper Camshaft, Static vrs Dynamic Compression. While most of our customers know what lift and duration are, most have no idea what the term Lobe Center means, or how it effects the engines performance. Therefore the biggest obstacle to overcome when...
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