<VV> Lifter question
Sun, 29 Aug 2004 23:00:20 -0400
Was running points, but now I have msd 6AL. Still using points as the
> I have found this to be a symptom of a Pertronix with the
> pos. wire hooked to the + side of the coil and not getting
> 12v. Could it be that simple? The lifters are only going to
> work when fed with oil pressure, then they essentially become
> solid lifters with an operating range for temperature
> (expansion) compensation, something solid lifters can't do.
> yea, Vairily ... Shaun
> > Original symptons...reason for the teardown...pulls strong
> to 3k, but
> > no power after, in any gear. passenger side.
> > Who wants to explain how all this works? You've got a lifter, that
> > has a spring in it, that as it's pushed by the cam, the spring
> > compresses,
> > oil up thru the push rod, to the rocker. So, you're not
> supposed to
> > get
> > much lift at the rocker as the cam is capable, w/o solid
> lifters. But
> > how much is too much? Thanks,
> > Barry Ellison
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