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67bird 09-23-2005 08:58 AM

need help adjusting valves
 
hey guys, i have been going crazy tring to adjust the valves on my engine, well i guess for the first reason being that i was trin to set them as hydraulic. but now i realize they are solid. can someone please help me out, how do i adjust solid cams?!? here is all the info about the engine. thanks alot

engine: 1970 4 bolt, high nickle, nodular iron main caps, bored .30 over, flat top hypereutectic pistons, 215 cc dart iron eagle heads w/stainless 2.05/1.60 valves, comp solid lifter cam (Duration at .050: 260 Intake Valve Lift: 0.555 Exhaust Valve Lift: 0.555 Lobe Seperation: 110) comp alum. roller rockers (1.5),

johnsongrass1 09-23-2005 09:07 AM

Comp cams has good instructions on the web site. Why are you running a cam that big with low comp pistons? and not 1.6 or .7 rockers?

67bird 09-23-2005 09:17 AM

this is how i bought the car... i did not build it and this is all the info that i have on it. so check out their website? thanks alot anything else?

67bird 09-23-2005 11:26 AM

nevermind i got it done. i did research and it seemed like most of the valve lash was set at .022, so thats where i set'em and wow she runs like she's supposed to again! lol. i totally forgot how great of a motor she was

Henry Highrise 09-23-2005 11:37 AM

The information on how to set valves with solid lifters is in the Knowlege Base on this site. The knowlede Base has lots of good info and even has a search mode, take a look....its fantastic! :thumbup:

67bird 09-23-2005 11:49 AM

man this is the first time i have been on this site in forever, haha i totally forgot about that. it for real has been a long time. thanks alot though i really appreciate it


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