Tech Tips CompCamps and Clevite
Part #: a-1.1b
High-tec Lifters When adjusting the preload on High Energy™ or Hi-Tech™ Hydraulic Lifters, the RECOMMENDED preload is 1/4-3/4 turns of the adjusting nut.
Part #: A-1a
Prior to installing the lifters in an engine, it is important to wash all of the grease from the lifter and bearing with a suitable solvent or mineral spirits...
Part #: A-1b
It is not necessary to "pre-pump" hydraulic lifters full of engine oil prior to installation and valve adjustment. It is actually UNDESIRABLE to do so as the "pumped up" lifters will cause the valves to open during the adjustment process...
Part #: A-1c
Pro Magnum Hydraulic Lifters™ must be installed on an engine with ADJUSTABLE rocker arms and preloaded to .002"-.004". Always set the preload with the engine warmed to normal operating temperatures to allow for thermal growth.
Part #: A-1e
When measuring bearing measurements, they should always be taken at 90-degrees to the parting line to determine the minimum clearance. If measuring the bearing wall thickness...
Part #: A-1f
he following basic cam shaft installation tips have been drawn from our experience and reflect the most common mistakes that result in premature camshaft failure...