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post #1 of 35 Old 01-09-2011, 07:46 PM Thread Starter
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Roller Rockers worth it?

Can someone help me out and tell me if r.r.s are worth putting in my 318? would i need 1.6 or 1.7? dont know much about these, someone educate me haha thanks

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First off, you're motor already has 1.6 rockers. They're not rollers. When I had my 99 5.2 motor and bolted on Harland Sharp 1.7 roller rockers, there was a substantial performance gain. Some say a gain of 10/20 horsepower. It makes the motor think it has a higher lift cam when it's the rockers doing the work. Get a set. You wont be disappointed.

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if you feel like cheaping out, go to a dealership and pick up some stock rocker arms for a viper. if i remember correctly, you want a set from a 1993. a set of 16 is a little under $100, and they are a direct swap with the stock arms. they are a 1.7 ratio, but they are not roller type.

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if you feel like cheaping out, go to a dealership and pick up some stock rocker arms for a viper. if i remember correctly, you want a set from a 1993. a set of 16 is a little under $100, and they are a direct swap with the stock arms. they are a 1.7 ratio, but they are not roller type.
Pushrods the same length?

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i used stock pushrods

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Can someone help me out and tell me if r.r.s are worth putting in my 318? would i need 1.6 or 1.7? dont know much about these, someone educate me haha thanks
You might get a couple HP by going to 1.6 rollers, not worth it.

Get the Harland Sharp 1.7s

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im not sure if the pushrods are the same length or not, i learned this from here a few years ago, bought the rockers, and ran them. just passing information damn

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All I here is good things about them. About two more weeks now until I get mine.

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im not sure if the pushrods are the same length or not, i learned this from here a few years ago, bought the rockers, and ran them. just passing information damn
Good info...Sounds a like good cheap & mod...

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Hs 1.7

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whats the install like?

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Easy breazy!!! here ya go.

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Stock valve covers?

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Not unless you remove the baffles or beat them into submission! lol There are guys selling mopar ones all the time though.

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