Originally Posted by cobalt327
I wouldn't swap out to a solid cam and lifters unless you were going to use a more radical cam than the one you've chosen. It's also not a good idea to use the wrong type lifter on a cam (solid on a hydraulic for example), if that's what you were considering doing.
I wasn't meaning to swap all 16 lifters permanently. I meant just use a solid lifter for checking geometry (I have a new one laying around). More on that in the next post.