Originally Posted by Mertz
I will stay with the 1.5s and get the roller tips. They work pretty good on my 350. Do they need to be self aligning? I don't think they were on the 350. Head gaskets are on and I am still at .058 quench. I believe it was good to be between .040 and .060. I would have like to be tighter but I think I am still at 8.5:1 compression with the power pack heads and the decking.
Do not use self aligning rockers if your heads have push rod guide slots or guide plates. There is misalignment between self aligning rockers, slots or guide plates and the push rods will bind.