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Old 11-15-2006, 01:27 PM
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Originally Posted by k-star
One thing to figure in..... If you loose a lobe on a flat tappet cam and need to remove the entire engine,dis-assemble, remove cam bearings and freeze plugs hot tank,grink or polish crank, new main and rod bearings...... The $600 for the roller starts looking like a deal!!!!!IMO

I agree 100%. I personally will never run a flat tappet cam in a performance oriented engine ever again.
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