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Old 08-24-2012, 07:11 AM   #11  
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I even talked to a guy from Summit and he said they dont carry them lol. I appreciate your help man, thanks

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^^^^did you even look at the link I sent you from summit?? yes they do carry them, proof is in the link...lol at summit techs, they don't know their head from a hole in the ground
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Yeah i looked at the link and already ordered them. I laughed at the fact that summit told me they dont carry them, so I'm agreeing w you
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Yeah i looked at the link and already ordered them. I laughed at the fact that summit told me they dont carry them, so I'm agreeing w you
now go to your local toy store and get a can of play dough so you can measure for ptv that of course is if you haven't bolted/torqued the heads down, I use a old head gasket for mock up of the same thickness of the one I will use in final assembly, I took my daughters play dough for my current project, hope she doesn't miss it..lol
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The heads are torqued down since I was trying to measure the pushrods. I have checked w Probe Industries on how much lift the pistons can be used with (.600), should I still measure them? I have .579/.579 valve lift
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You absolutely need to check P/V clearance.
A pair of head gaskets is way cheaper than the engine.
Also check for lateral clearance around those valves.....
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You absolutely need to check P/V clearance.
A pair of head gaskets is way cheaper than the engine.
Also check for lateral clearance around those valves.....
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The clay method seems the most popular and I already own a dial caliper.

Have you used the method where the head stays on, and you rotate the motor until you are on the end of the exhaust/beginning of intake, and let the valves drop into the cylinder? Then measure the distance in between the rocker arm and valve stem with a feeler gauge? I would have to measure multiple times but I wouldnt have to take the heads off

Again, thanks for all the help guys

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nope never tried that, that may be okay for vertical ptv but won't tell you much for radial ptv.
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What is radial ptv?
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