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Old 10-24-2010, 03:04 PM   #1
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083 cylinder head question

I have a pair of 083 cylinder heads off of a 350 tpi and i bought manley retainers and valve springs to support up to 550 lift for my cam, but now i am scared i read somewhere that once i replace the retainers i will need shims or lash caps cause of the difference between the stock exhaust and intake retainers is this true? and if so how do i know what shims to get. I now have everything to put my monster back together and now im scared to please if you have any info about this comment cause i wanted this done before Halloween.
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Re: 083 cylinder head question

You need to shim the springs so the installed height is correct. It shouldn't be too hard to find a how-to article online...
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