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Old 02-23-2003, 12:50 PM
stevebfl stevebfl is offline
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The point is not so much precollapsing them as being sure they ARE collapsing when installed. The pre-collapsing of them does get the oil out of the way though and was necessary on the V8 lifters or the valves would stay open for a number of revolutions untill they collapsed to the working height.
Steve Brotherton
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