splayed caps ?

Old 11-21-2007, 03:23 AM
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what is splayed caps ?
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Old 11-21-2007, 03:45 AM
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"Splayed" refers to a term that is used to describe the outter bolts on some 4 bolt main caps, the bolts will be at an angle or canted instead of straight.
Most oem 4 bolt blocks are not splayed but rather straight.
Most after-market billet main caps that you have installed on a 2 bolt block will be splayed. suppose to have better retaining strenght than a straight bolt.
Here's a link to a visual of one installed on a block

http://images.fourwheeler.com/techar...nter_mains.jpg


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Old 11-21-2007, 04:52 AM
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We machine alot of blocks for splayed caps both 4 bolt and 2 bolt blocks as it ties the the main webbing and the pan rails together making a good foundation for a high horse power apllication.

Here is apic of one we machined for another shop with a front billtet cap and a strap on the rear main cap.
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Old 11-21-2007, 10:19 AM
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Thanks for all of the info !
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