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Alternative to Expensive Roller Lifters
Contact: scottm@scotech.com

Contributed by Kenneth G. Jr. from K. G. Racing Enterprises

Kenneth has discovered that by honing the lifter bores (assuming one needs or wants to) approximately 0.017 inches you can now use 1986 Oldsmobile roller lifters. Although this will require the alignment bars to be fabricated, or finding something that will fit. Kenneth is a machinist by trade, so was able to fabricate his own, and is also fabricating his own spring-style retaining device(s). These rollder lifters are considerably cheaper (approx $9 each) as compared to name brand aftermarket parts.

Last Updated: 2001-06-10

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