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  1. Converting a Gen V BBC from flat tappet to roller tappet.

    GN7 On the Dyno
    What needs to be done to convert a Gen V bbc, from a flat tappet to a roller tappet cam set up? I know that a thrust button is necessary at the cam shaft. I know that it requires lifters with a link bar. Is there any other lifter syle that will work, besides link bar style? With stock Gen V...
  2. Roller cam/ or flat tappet?

    GN7 On the Dyno
    I have read alot of threads on here about roller and flat tappet cams/ i have never had a motor with a roller cam, untill i bought my 2004 silverado, and i bought it used about 3 years ago, it was my first vehicle to have power steering and a.c., just stating that so you guys know how far...
  3. Flat Tappet Cam Walk???

    V-Drives
    Running a 468BBC flat tappet cam set up...Looking for the answers on walking..Do flat tappet cams like to walk like rollers...Recently put a magnaflow pump on...Its getting a 1/4" bite on the male key...Do i need to get more of a bite on the male key to stop it from walking at all???
  4. Roller vs Flat Tappet

    V-Drives
    In an Enduro race, would a Roller camshaft get better mileage than a flat tappet cam? Reason I ask that is, one racer ran a BBC in last year's Parker 300 and said that he used just over a gallon a lap, which I thought was kind of a stretch for a 5 mile lap, but anyway, he ran a small block with...
  5. Roller Cam Vs Flat Tappet

    GN7 On the Dyno
    Hi all, Need some input. Having an engine built and money has become an issue (when is it not, I guess-- Sucks not winning the lotto again this week!). My Engine builder (obnoxious) wants me to pick between roller and Flat Tappet cams. The Flat T cam will save significant coin... No cam...
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