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1.7 scorpion rocker arms float

This is a discussion on 1.7 scorpion rocker arms float within the General Help forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; i just installed 1.7 scorpion rocker on my 2000 trans am and they float the valves at 6000 rpms . ...

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    1.7 scorpion rocker arms float

    i just installed 1.7 scorpion rocker on my 2000 trans am and they float the valves at 6000 rpms . should i tune my auto transmission to shift at 5700 rpms so i dont get a float or do i need to add springs? why is this happing? i took them off and went back to stock arms just to see and the float went away.so yes i did install them right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamie williams View Post
    i just installed 1.7 scorpion rocker on my 2000 trans am and they float the valves at 6000 rpms . should i tune my auto transmission to shift at 5700 rpms so i dont get a float or do i need to add springs? why is this happing? i took them off and went back to stock arms just to see and the float went away.so yes i did install them right.
    I think you answered your own question.

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    At least the 918 springs.

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    rocker arms dont make your valves float. your stock springs cant handle the added ratio so they arent closing fast enough. upgrade your springs ole son and you should be bueno

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