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maximum lift for valve springs

This is a discussion on maximum lift for valve springs within the Internal Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; Anybody know the clearance you are supposed to have for valve springs. For example I will be installing a cam ...

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    maximum lift for valve springs

    Anybody know the clearance you are supposed to have for valve springs. For example I will be installing a cam with .563 lift how large of a lift should my spring accommodate. (I saw some springs for sale that allowed for .580 lift)
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    why not get .600 lift?

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    I found a set on ebay, the guy claims they are brand new manley springs and they are going for a real attractive price

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    580 springs will work
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    Those springs will work.

    I personally would only run Comp 918 for single springs. I'm a picky bastard when it comes to certain components.
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    i agree i would also run Comp 918 springs

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    If the cam is under .590 lift....run COMP 918's.
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