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Old October 23rd, 2013, 04:03 PM
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roller lifters

Does anyone know if a roller lifter can be removed with out taking off the cyl. head? I did this motor in 99 and don't remember if I put the lifters in after the heads were on not. they are much taller than a flat tappet type...thanks..jh
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Old October 23rd, 2013, 10:19 PM
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You probably have about 1/2" more than a regular lifter to play with. Having just put in mine it's pretty fresh in my head. Though I didn't measure it.
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Old October 25th, 2013, 07:55 PM
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It depends. OEM roller lifters will come out with heads in place but it is tight. Link-bar style lifters will not.
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