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Old 08-26-2008, 05:28 AM
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valve spring diameter

when purchasing new heads what advantage does the larger valve spring have in a SBC with a mild cam lift ( under .470 intake and exhaust ) aftermarket cast iron WORLD heads thanx

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None if not the proper spring for the cam. What do you mean by 'larger'?
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The advantage is, if you ever swap cams for a larger lift one, you dont have to tear apart your cylinder heads to replace springs. That and maybe 500 rpms on the topside before valve float.
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