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Old 05-17-2006, 03:38 AM   #1
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Which ones would you go with? The adjustibles let you adjust for cam lobe ware but, the non adjustables are easier to install; just bolt them on and and that'* it. Besides that, I've had people tell me that the roller cams in our 3800'* never ware down that much anyway. However, with the adjustibles though, you can get the valve lash down to a nat'* ***. What sayeth thou?
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Personally, the only time I would consider adjustable rockers is if I had solid roller lifters. I am certain other reasons could warrant the use of them(incorrect valve tip angle maybe?). That'* just my two cents. For a daily driver I'd just stick with the set rockers and leave the adjusting to the lifters.
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The stock lifters are self adjusting to a point anyway. Unless you use a radical cam or taller valves or somethign else that throws off the stock geometry further than what the lifters can handle then you don't need the adjustables.
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Stick with the non'*. Adjustables are more hassle than they're worth.
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That'* exactly what I was hoping you guys would say! I don't plan on using anything other than a stock cam with hydraulic roller lifters. The extra 25 horses just from bolting on the roller rockers, about blows my mind.

You guys at Intense must have some kind of a deal worked out with Harland Sharp, because I can't find anyone else who has them listed.
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