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Old 07-18-2012, 07:18 AM   #1
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How can I check if I have the correct size pushrods?

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You can rent or borrow a pushrod length finder from a auto part store.. Google it they are simple to use..
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You can rent or borrow a pushrod length finder from a auto part store.. Google it they are simple to use..
Yeah, best way
They are only 10$ from kegs or summit.
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Kegs lol
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I love a nice cold Keg!
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Lol. Oops
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Lol. Oops
Me too, but they sure make working on your Mustang difficult though.
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Me too, but they sure make working on your Mustang difficult though.
I just ordered the length checker. We shall see! I just don't want to do anything else until all this stuff is checked out. Also, is it possible this lunati cam is too much?

Camshaft Specifications Intake Exhaust
Advertised Duration (degrees) 276 280
Duration @ 0.050” (degrees 221 223
Valve Lift (inches) 0.509 0.509
Lobe Separation Angle (degrees) 112
Opens (degrees) 3.5 BTDC 48.5 BBDC
Closes (degrees) 37.5 ABDC -5.5 ATDC

Also, the pushrods that came with this Holley kit(I do not have the kit I only have the cam) were 6.40 inches vs. my stock 6.25 inch rods. Any thoughts?
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I just ordered the length checker. We shall see! I just don't want to do anything else until all this stuff is checked out. Also, is it possible this lunati cam is too much?

Camshaft Specifications Intake Exhaust
Advertised Duration (degrees) 276 280
Duration @ 0.050” (degrees 221 223
Valve Lift (inches) 0.509 0.509
Lobe Separation Angle (degrees) 112
Opens (degrees) 3.5 BTDC 48.5 BBDC
Closes (degrees) 37.5 ABDC -5.5 ATDC

Also, the pushrods that came with this Holley kit(I do not have the kit I only have the cam) were 6.40 inches vs. my stock 6.25 inch rods. Any thoughts?
I doubt it is to much. If you enter your engine specs on CamQuest, you can see what they recommend and compare the specs.



If they sent those pushrods with the kit and you are using the cam that came with the kit, then they should work.
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I doubt it is to much. If you enter your engine specs on CamQuest, you can see what they recommend and compare the specs.



If they sent those pushrods with the kit and you are using the cam that came with the kit, then they should work.
I am using my stock pushrods
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I am using my stock pushrods
Any time you make a cam or head change you might need to change the pushrods, so it's best to check them.
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I ordered the comp cams push rod checker today.
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Got my comp cams push rid checker. Seems like it has confirmed that my stock length pushrods are good. I suppose I can rule that out then. New oil pump, new pcv, new everything except heads. If one of my heads was cracked could it cause the oil to go in to my upper intake?
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Got my comp cams push rid checker. Seems like it has confirmed that my stock length pushrods are good. I suppose I can rule that out then. New oil pump, new pcv, new everything except heads. If one of my heads was cracked could it cause the oil to go in to my upper intake?
I guess it could if you had some reverse flow happening from cam overlap or something, but normally it would be confined to the head and cylinder.
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Okay, O just put a video of the motor running in a new thread.
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