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Rocker Arm Adjustment

January 17, 2010 CamshaftEngineHeads

Pontiac Rocker Arm Adjustment

After two decades of weekly hands-on with various Pontiac V8 engines, one area that is always given insufficient attention is the correct setting of the rocker arms.

 

Whether you have decided to stick with the stock type stamped rocker arms or upgrade to Competition Cams Magnum Rollers Rockers (as pictured below), or go for big buck rockers, the correct setting of valve lash is key to getting the best from your valve train . Torquing the adjusting nut per the old Chilton's to 20-25 ft pounds won't work on any heads that have been milled. This is especially true with the high lift cams of today. The valve train needs to be adjustable. Some

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