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pepe
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From: San Diego, California
Registered: Nov 2003

posted 12-02-2003 10:41 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for pepe   Click Here to Email pepe     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I HAVE A ? ABOUT MY 306 WITH A SOLID CAM OF 565/585 LIFT WITH 1.6 ADJUSTABLE ROCKERS I WANT TO KNOW WHAT WILL BE CLEARANCE BETWEEN ROCKER TO VALVE CLEARANCE WHEN I TORQ THESE THING DOWN? THE REASON I ASKED IS BECAUSE I KNOW THEY HAVE DIFERENT SPEC ON ROLLER LIFTERS AND SOLID LIFTERS ANY HELP WIL BE GREAT THANKS GUYS "PEPE"

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Stephen & Horace Johnson
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From: Gadsden, AL
Registered: Jul 2002

posted 12-03-2003 12:51 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Stephen & Horace Johnson   Click Here to Email Stephen & Horace Johnson     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Should say it on your cam card... i know alot of comp cams are .022-.024..but u can run a little looser than that just depends on the how the engine responds..

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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 12-03-2003 01:47 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
If you're using a solid cam, you can't just torque them down. You need an adjustable valvetrain so you can properly set valve lash.

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