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Old 08-05-2019, 01:49 PM   #30
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Default Re: adjustable lifters

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They are free to call it anything they want but it is still a taper, which makes the surface cone shaped.
I was wrong on that. They do have grinders capable of grinding a sphere.
While most of their lifters seem to work, that is the WRONG way to do it.
With a sphere, you have single POINT contact instead of flat line contact resulting in much higher unit pressure.
Isky found out early on that a spherical surface had very poor wear characteristics. With a race cam they did not last to the main event.
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