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Old 02-15-2006, 06:34 PM
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SBC rocker arm alighnment help.

I searched the forum for answers but nothing solid came up. Im finishing my engine up, I have Edel perf RPM heads, w/ Jegs full roller rockers. All my valve tips and rocker tips except for 2 line up dead center with each other. One is about 70 to 80% in line but the exhaust rocker on #7 is 50 to 60% in line. the intake valve on #7 is dead on. So if I slot the guide plate to line up the ex. valve. that in turn will throw off the intake valve alignment. Does anyone know a fix for this?? or what is considered an acceptable alignment %?? Maybe split the difference?

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Old 02-15-2006, 06:40 PM
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If you can't straighten it up by loosening the studs and moving the guide plates, you can invest in some adjustable guide plates. This is a very common problem. That's why I now prefer using self aligning rockers without guideplates.
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Old 02-16-2006, 12:56 PM
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You might be able to cut the plate in half and adjust each side accordingly.
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Thanks for the input guys. I got it straightened out I loosened the rocker studs and was able to get enough movement to correct the problem.
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