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Old 03-15-2008, 09:28 AM
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no roller heheh

Back the springs off and see if it rolls first.
Why would you tighten all of them down at the same time????

I would have had it already set on number 1 tdc and previously turned the crank a few times after I set put the timing chain back on. And starting at number one ...I would cold lash those 2 valves only....one full turn of the crank and do the next and then the next 2 valves.....so on
With each valve setting the engine gets incremetaly harder to turn....

If suddenly it no longer tuns over by hand .... you know you got a problem and what the problem is. Simple mechanical methodology.... the order of your assembly is mixed up.... I mean ...missing a step...eg: "Turn the engine at least one rotation after each step."...

Did you change the lifters too? or pushrods? Is it a racing cam??
You trying to build it up so it blows up better?

You didnt give us much to go on.

Let us know what happened
;-)

thanks
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