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what if you dont put the pushrods back in the same place?
I never do. SBC pushrods are all the same length and you re-adjust them anyway. If they're worn enough to cause a problem in the lifters then you should have changed them. My BBC pushrods are 2 different lengths. Intake and exhaust length are different because of the way the valves are arranged. I pull all the pushrods and put them in a pile. Only the lifters if they're flat tappet need to be kept in order. Roller lifters don't wear in like a flat tappet so they can be mixed around.
All my spark plugs are indexed so they go back in the same holes also.
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ok thanks. i was reading through some old posts that said you have to put them in the same places and i think i saw it in one of the 3 manuals i have. also when my cousin was helping me remove my heads ofcourse he pulled one off and they went everywhere...