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Old 02-10-2013, 08:39 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Magus2727 View Post
Not sure I am understanding your post. 0.040" off the head is almost indistinguishable when installed. Your tension / idle pulley will make up for the fact that your cams are now 0.040" closer to the crank shaft.
Yes, the tension pulley will take up the "slack" from the left hand side (when looking from the front of the engine) but that in turn throws off the cam timing....
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