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Old 02-21-2013, 02:53 PM
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Stew,

No, usually not "marked". If there's a part number on them, we can certainly "find" which they are.

Machined into the castings, below the rockers, where the pushrods come through the head, there's a "slot" machined from the factory (if early heads). If that slot hasn't been "drilled" to a 1/2" hole, the pushrod WILL bind in the guideplate. If these heads were original with "bolt down" rockers, something is "out of whack".

MouseFink, I've seen the roller-tipped versions of the "rail" rockers used with success on the shorter tips. They "clear" the retainer. If "stock" rockers, I agree.

Jim
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