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Solid rollers on hydraulic roller cam ?

I think my hydraulics are letting me down at high rpm & want to run a set of solids on it instead.

Will this cause any problems ?

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Re: Solid rollers on hydraulic roller cam ?

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I think my hydraulics are letting me down at high rpm & want to run a set of solids on it instead.

Will this cause any problems ?
you need cam and matching solids , now why do you think its a problem ?
how hard are you reving ?
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Re: Solid rollers on hydraulic roller cam ?

6500+ rpm

I think the heavier valve spring are part of the cause as well

More so when it gets a little hot and the oils a little old, power tapers off too quick, a bit after 6000, sort of like the valve bounce sensation, but no where near as rapid.

Just thought solids would be the way to go. Got a custom billet so I think cam strength aint a concern. (I hope anyway)

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Re: Solid rollers on hydraulic roller cam ?

My dad and I learned the hard way that you do NOT put flat lifters on a roller cam. The lifters will not rotate and will be completely ruined, as will the cam. If you want to change to flat lifters, you'll need a cam made for it.

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