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This is a discussion on speed shop called... within the Internal Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; they said the reason for my broken rocker is that the cam is way too big and to prevent the ...

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    speed shop called...

    they said the reason for my broken rocker is that the cam is way too big and to prevent the problem i should either get a smaller cam or notch the pistons.idk what to do guys. already 2 grand into this problem and for a new cam ughh should of just bought a crate.

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    Are the springs binding? Is the geometry off and the tip is roller over the edge of the valve?

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    what cam do you have in your car? and/or what are the specs

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    Quote Originally Posted by pajeff02 View Post
    Are the springs binding? Is the geometry off and the tip is roller over the edge of the valve?
    the springs are brand spanking new. he said its too close even with the trick flow heads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by My00Z28 View Post
    what cam do you have in your car? and/or what are the specs
    i have trickflow heads ls6 intake blah blah but idk the cam specs the previous owner did the work and he said he's sent the paperwork but it never came in.

    i got jipped but i underpayed anyways.

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    you builder is talking about fly cutting the pistons but if i were you i would go with a smaller cam just because itll be cheaper and a lot less time consuming
    2000 ss camaro, forged lq9 370 short block, stage 3 PRC 243 heads, fast 102 w, big mouth throttle body, MS3 cam, 1.7 roller rockers, stage 3 t-56, monster stage 3, pro 5.0, 4.10's with moser axles, bmr tq arm, lca's, phb. SOLD (thankfully)!!!

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    Having a small cam is like having a small dick, everytime you go to use it you wish it was bigger

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    Quote Originally Posted by WICKEDLS1 View Post
    you builder is talking about fly cutting the pistons but if i were you i would go with a smaller cam just because itll be cheaper and a lot less time consuming
    its what im gonna do. thankyou.

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