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Old 11-01-2012, 09:42 AM   #11
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If I'm assuming right (bad idea) Anything with .381 lift or less won't need any relief grinding on the head? I've got a set of cams in my closet that I'd love to have under the hood and upgrade springs and adjustable gears when I have more cash. It would be great if I could spend a few hours getting these in and out of my closet without the added expense and headache of tearing the head off of my daily driver.

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Old 11-01-2012, 11:11 AM   #12
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You can assume that. But some that are close you have to just I stall them and see. The .381 is a good starting point, but these are castings. Each casting may have a few thousandths ( or more?) of variation on the non machined surfaces. Its cheaper to cast the part and machine down your tolerances then to have those tolerances built into the initial cast.
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