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Old 01-28-2006, 12:55 AM   #1
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...this weekend. Any more things I should know to make this a smooth reliable install, let me know now. This will be the last post on my rockers, I promise. I just want some last minute recomendations.
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TAKE YOUR TIME! Make sure you clean out all the rocker bolt holes, otherwise they can have oil in them and when you tighten the bolt it isn't really tight and then it loosens up and you have to take it back apart again. Just get some cotton swabs and you should be able to clean out all the bolt holes.

Good luck, you won't be dissapointed!

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How hard is it to change the rockers on the SII? Does someone need to take off the Fuel rail and */C?

Pictures of install plse?
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I heard that its harder to install than on the GTP, because we have more stuff to remove, like the metal bracket (between the engine and the dash) other than that its not too hard from what i heard...
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Let me know how it goes. Mine are sitting here waiting to go in too. Just need to clear up a weekend.
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I heard that its harder to install than on the GTP, because we have more stuff to remove, like the metal bracket (between the engine and the dash) other than that its not too hard from what i heard...
I've done rockers on tons of w-body cars, and IMO its easier on a Bonneville. The front valve cover comes off with no problems, there is pretty much nothing in the way. On the w-body car you have to remove the dogbone mount, coils, etc... The rear is about the same difficulty. IMO the h-body is easier, but I definately can't see someone saying its harder.

You do not need to take off the fuel rail or supercharger to change rockers.

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I'm installing them today. I think, haven't gotten the I'm awake and coming over call yet lol.

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It'* not to bad, just take your time and be carefull with the retainer clips if your changing springs.

Here'* a pic of them in
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Ya we're not changing the springs that I'm aware of.....It should be an easy off/on process.
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Ya we're not changing the springs that I'm aware of.....It should be an easy off/on process.
Yup, no spring changes. When I get a DHP the shift points will be 5950 rpm. So, shouldn't have a problem with valve float.
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