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What year did the Hydraulic rollers come out?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by zcarczar, Aug 21, 2002.

  1. zcarczar

    zcarczar 1/2 ton status

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    Does anyone know?
     
  2. DieselDan

    DieselDan 1/2 ton status

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    Hydraulic roller lifters started in '87 on the (TPI) corvette, I think the Camaro/Firebird started in '88. 'Don't know when it got past on to the truck line. /forums/images/icons/crazy.gif
     
  3. little79k5

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    im pretty sure it got passed on to trucks in 90 or91???
     
  4. zcarczar

    zcarczar 1/2 ton status

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    Ok, wonder what year they started the 2 bolt main in the 1/2 ton trucks then.
     
  5. m j

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    ford used roller cams in 1985
    and they never needed 4 bolt mains
     
  6. DieselDan

    DieselDan 1/2 ton status

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    Ya, Ya, and the 6.2 DIESEL had them in '82. And <font color="red"> I </font color> resisted the urge to post that! /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
     
  7. zcarczar

    zcarczar 1/2 ton status

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    Well why would <font color="red">I</font color> need a 6.2? but does anyone know what year the 2 bolt mains on 1/2 ton trucks started?
     

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