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Old 04-26-2006, 02:10 PM
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is there a difference in the lifters used for a flat tappet and a roller cam?
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Old 04-27-2006, 11:48 AM
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Huge !!! A flat tappet is just that Flat. A roller lifter has a roller, for lack of better words, on it that rolls over the cam. Depending on what motor you have is dependent on which cam you use.
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Old 04-27-2006, 01:36 PM
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ok, thanks. im currently running a tappet cam, but my engine is setup to accept a roller...

im not anything mechanically inclined, kindof learning everything as i go. so i appreciate all the newb help that you offer here.
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Hey we all started the same way. Go on comp cams web site and look at the different things on there you can tell the differance.
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