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Author Topic:   What's the max lift you ran on a solid cam?
superdave
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 89
posted December 23, 2002 10:31 PM
What's the max lift you ran on a solid cam? What rockers etc. did you use?

sixwillwin
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 215
posted December 23, 2002 10:36 PM
.580 lift..used roller rockers with it...the cheap ones.. i had no problems with it

KPLugnut
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 408
posted December 24, 2002 08:13 AM
With roller rockers up top, we've ventured over .600" numerous times, but the whole package has to be built to handle it.
Most times, more power is made by taming down the actual lobe lift and running higher rocker ratios, such as 1.7 or 1.8's.

But the most important thing is to work on getting the whole package together and not max'ing out just one thing.
Also a good thing to keep in mind is the ol' saying "bigger is not always better".
At least that's what my wife told me...LOL!!

Hope that helps,
KPLugnut

dirtbuster
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 353
posted December 24, 2002 08:24 AM
We've run .580 lift flat tappet with 1.5 ratio rollers on top. No problems in 3 years on same cam, valvetrain, etc.

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