Identify lifter blocks & more

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Identify lifter blocks & more

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Post by Sarre » Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:53 am

Hey all,

these lifter blocks on my 1950 pan are not original, and I think the bike came with solid lifters and the pushrods seem to be aluminium. See the pic:

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Anyone know what type of lifter blocks these are?
I think the rods and lifters are S&S conversion kit like this one: https://www.sscycle.com/products/solid- ... er-length/

I don't know what cam is in the engine but I read that the solid lifters are a fine solution for the early pan's instead of overhead hydraulics, am I right?
Now I do got a set of original lifter blocks with lifters, can I switch the blocks and keep the solid lifters with the pushrods or is that a bad idea? I just like the look of the original aluminium blocks.

I plan on installing a Andrews J cam if it is not already in there, is that a good combination with the solid lifters and aluminium pushrods?

Thanks



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Re: Identify lifter blocks & more

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Post by RUBONE » Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:23 am

Anyone know what type of lifter blocks these are?
Aftermarket EVO type with wrong screws!
I don't know what cam is in the engine but I read that the solid lifters are a fine solution for the early pan's instead of overhead hydraulics, am I right?
Yes, and basically your only option as later hydraulics don't work in the early engine.
Now I do got a set of original lifter blocks with lifters, can I switch the blocks and keep the solid lifters with the pushrods or is that a bad idea?
Yes, and no, it isn't.
I plan on installing a Andrews J cam if it is not already in there, is that a good combination with the solid lifters and aluminium pushrods?
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Re: Identify lifter blocks & more

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Post by CC Rider » Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:58 pm

Rubone to the rescue again!

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Re: Identify lifter blocks & more

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Post by VPH-D » Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:33 pm

The J cam is a good one for Panheads.
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