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Old 10-20-2002, 04:26 AM
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Post Installation of Hydraulic Lifters

On a 1990's Ford 302, what is the correct orientation of the hydraulic lifters?

They can install in two ways... 180 degrees apart. The oil hole can be turned towards the cam shaft or towards the plugs. Which is correct or both??

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They rotate during normal operation so it doesn't matter. If they are rollers it still doesn't matter, they don't rotate in the bore but the oil groove goes all the way around it.
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The oil holes on roller lifters in 302s are always pointing toward the cam when I take them apart.
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