you have to be ****ing joking this is ****ing me the **** off

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    the lifters and motor were pre-lubed as well

    I use cooke's garage in rocky mount, no one in Raleigh to answer someone else's question
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    Go check out Randy Haywood at Haywood Custom Speed over near the fairgrounds. I can give you his number if you want and he's a lot closer than Rocky Mount.
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    Im living in Rocky Mount right now though, Im going back to raleigh for school in mid august, and then hopefully not going back to rocky mount next summer.
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    status update:

    the rocker arm bolts were not overtorqued, so thats out my thinking now is one of these 2:

    1. The heads were milled and I wasnt told, therefore increasing PR length

    OR****

    2. I bought some Trick Flow valve springs, double spings good up to .600 length supposedly, are these springs too much and they and the rockers/cam is not strong enough to open well and they are breaking? This is what I am leaning towards right now, someone please tell me if this is a plausible scenario.
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    who setup the springs when they were installed? Are they the correct spring for a stock head? Are the springs shimmed correctly? Something is causing bind, the rocker bolts are the weakest link, so they are breaking first.


    pull a valve cover, and crank the motor over by hand, and kind of inspect the valvetrain events. that'll probably tell you what is going on.

    jason
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    I had my mechanic put together my heads, so he knows what he is doing so they should be shimmed correctly, and they should work on a stock head, why wouldnt they :shrug: but what im asking is are those springs too strong for the cam, therefore not working correctly and putting too much tension on the rockers, causing them to snap?
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    I don't know if it is possible to do that. But i believe if springs are stronger the worst case scenario is faster wear on the cam, lifters, and valves.

    I hope you get it figured out. When you do let us know what the culprit turned out to be.


    jason
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