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SBC roller cam

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by fred56, Aug 19, 2008.

  1. fred56
    Joined: Jul 27, 2005
    Posts: 55


    How much trouble/money is it to convert a 1966 SBC(283) to a roller cam setup? Is it worth it performance wise? It is mainly a street machine.
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2008
  2. kustomrodder53
    Joined: Jul 6, 2007
    Posts: 129


    it fits right in there, but most are ground with the intent of being stuck in larger motors so it's easy to go too big. I have also heard that oiling is a problem for solid roller lifters if it will be used extensivly on the street. Comp supposedly has a solution for this though
  3. GassersGarage
    Joined: Jul 1, 2007
    Posts: 4,727


    CompCams has retro Magnum series from 260HR upto 314HR. These require thrust buttons & wear plates.
  4. moter
    Joined: Jul 9, 2008
    Posts: 1,137


    and a bronze distributor gear ;)

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