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Old 09-11-2011, 07:17 PM
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Yes like a Comp Cams Magnum Roller tip rocker arm#1411-16 (the 16 means 16 of them in the kit) good for 396/427/454.

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thanks I'll start tracking these parts down........
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Yes and they are easy to find, popular parts. Do 1 more thing if you can get a piston # off the top of it and see if you can run the # on line to make sure with the chamber size that compression is to high. If it is you can easily find a bit thicker head gasket to lower it a bit. Any idea from when you got the motor, invioces or talk to you owned it last, anything will help.
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Old 09-11-2011, 07:31 PM
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By the way, the roller tip rockers will clear the stock valve covers while full roller type won't, so no problems.
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I got it from a farmer who had been using it in his truck for like 20 years and he pulled it out of a wrecked nova and rebuilt it.

I'll pull the pistons in a couple days to get the numbers off of them.....I definitely need to be able to run the short valve covers because of clearance with the AC compressor.
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Well your good on the low valve covers with the roller tips anyway. The roller rockers are only $166. in Edmonton Alberta Canada, so should be comparable anywhere else. Good for an extra approx 15hp with a bit better gas mileage due to less friction on the valve stem, plus revs a bit quicker too.
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I'll have to read up more on roller rockers. I don't know much about them.

I looked up that cam, is there any reason i wouldn't want to use the 7161 Edelbrock cam?

Also, would there be any benefit to running a solid cam and lifters? I thought I heard there was no breakin needed for those or maybe it was the roller.
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