rocker arm ratio

Old 01-02-2012, 04:24 PM
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is there anything i have to do differently to run a 1.6 ratio on a sbc instead of a 1.5 rario
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Old 01-02-2012, 04:37 PM
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just install them and the push rods... then turn it over by hand to check clearances to make sure your not bottoming out the valve/springs. might have to change push rod length pending on cam size
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Old 01-02-2012, 04:41 PM
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ok it gonna be a farily mild cam solid flat tappet 525/525 with the 1.5 ratio
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Old 01-02-2012, 05:08 PM
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and is it worth the extra ratio it will be a 355 with 10:1 c comp 294s soild cam pro comp aluminum heads hurricane intake and a holley 750 looking to get 450 out of it
comp cams cam quest said 500 hp with the combination and that cam
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Old 03-09-2012, 09:59 PM
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Check the wipe of the rocker on the valve tip. You might need to alter the push rod length.
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