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02-27-2010 08:39 PM
hemi joe good deal,thanks for your info. joe.
02-27-2010 08:27 PM
Pre-Tuner Yup, it should all be in there.
02-27-2010 07:28 PM
hemi joe yes,this is a factory roller set-up.so the spider plate should allready be there is that correct?
02-27-2010 05:26 PM
Pre-Tuner Depends on what you are doing. If you are installing OEM roller components in your block (assuming it is set up for it), then you would install a sheetmetal "spider" that presses on the guides that keep the lifters in. If you are installing a retro-roller camshaft and lifters, you just install the lifters and they have a bar that connects them together.
02-27-2010 12:09 AM
hemi joe do i need lifter guides and a lifter retainer? i don't see any reference for this stuff just asking if i need it.trying to get all needed parts before installation.
02-26-2010 05:43 PM
Pre-Tuner Then you should be good.
02-26-2010 05:39 PM
hemi joe i do have self-aligning roller rockers.
02-26-2010 05:25 PM
Pre-Tuner I think it all depends on the rockers you are using. If the tip of the rocker will center itself, you wouldn't need guideplates. The guideplates keep the pushrod from driving the rocker off of the valve.
02-26-2010 04:49 PM
hemi joe
guideplates?

is the use for guideplates only for non factory roller engines?reason i ask is i don't have guideplates on my 87 350 sbc roller motor.when i'am looking at pushrods i see (hardened for guideplate use).i'am getting ready to have new cam installed and just trying to get everything i need or replaced. thanks.

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