how to adjust valves on ford big block solid roller cam

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how to adjust valves on ford big block solid roller cam

Post by chevy art » Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:39 pm

cam you adjust big block ford (460 cubes) with a solid roller the EOIC way or i there another way. im a chevy guy and adjust my solid roller the EOIC way. thanks art

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Re: how to adjust valves on ford big block solid roller cam

Post by cjperformance » Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:46 pm

Thats the simplest way with any big duration cam to make sure you're not near the lobe ramp when you adjust.
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Post by MadBill » Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:47 pm

The EOIC approach works for any four stroke poppet valve engine.
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Re: how to adjust valves on ford big block solid roller cam

Post by cjperformance » Sun Oct 22, 2017 12:02 am

MadBill wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:47 pm
The EOIC approach works for any four stroke poppet valve engine.
Exactly, on small cam stuff i simply adjust at tdc on comp stroke, quick simple and fine for shorter duration but not as foolproof on big duration lobes as eoic way.
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Re: how to adjust valves on ford big block solid roller cam

Post by ingram » Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:34 pm

cjperformance wrote:
Sun Oct 22, 2017 12:02 am
MadBill wrote:
Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:47 pm
The EOIC approach works for any four stroke poppet valve engine.
Exactly, on small cam stuff i simply adjust at tdc on comp stroke, quick simple and fine for shorter duration but not as foolproof on big duration lobes as eoic way.
If the piston is at T.D.C. on the compression stroke, both valves are closed.
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Re: how to adjust valves on ford big block solid roller cam

Post by MadBill » Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:01 pm

True, but unless the engine has a degreed and clearly visible damper, it's easier to reference the adjacent rocker. (plus you don't have to keep dodging back and forth from viewing the damper position to accessing the rocker)
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Re: how to adjust valves on ford big block solid roller cam

Post by chevy art » Sun Oct 22, 2017 11:28 pm

thank you guys. i figured the EOIC way would work on the ford. but just wasnt really sure. i appreciate the replies. art

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Re: how to adjust valves on ford big block solid roller cam

Post by cjperformance » Sun Oct 22, 2017 11:31 pm

chevy art wrote:
Sun Oct 22, 2017 11:28 pm
thank you guys. i figured the EOIC way would work on the ford. but just wasnt really sure. i appreciate the replies. art
Hey ,, just remember #1 is on the correct side of the engine on the Ford ! :lol:
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