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Author Topic:   Guide Plate - Raised or Flat
posted July 29, 2004 07:04 PM
Okay Which is better? Why?

posted July 29, 2004 07:32 PM
raised. because you're guiding the pushrod closer to the rocker arm.

posted July 29, 2004 07:59 PM
Thanks OutLaw & Bandit! Kinda sounds like a '70s movie
So am I correct in thinking we are trying to keep the push rods in the rockers?
A buddy says lower to help from bending. I say if that is right then why use them any way. We use hardened rods and such to help with the bending problems - right?
I am talking Chevy but is it differant on those "other" machines???

[This message has been edited by DirtDobber (edited July 29, 2004).]

posted July 29, 2004 09:08 PM
it all depends on the heads that you are using. if you are running angle milled heads with the stock length pushrods then i would run the flat ones because the rockers come real close to hitting the raised ones. this is just from my own experience.

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