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Old 02-03-2020, 06:00 PM   #1
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Default Anybody running Elgin lifters?

I found a cam and lifter set to run im my 62 260. I e-mailed the seller and asked what brand the cam and lifters are. I was told that the cam is Melling and lifters are Elgin, which are made by Melling.
With the quality issues these days I figured Id see if anyone has had any issues with Elgin lifters lately? I heard of them, but never ran them.
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Old 02-03-2020, 10:30 PM   #2
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Default Re: Anybody running Elgin lifters?

Elgin is pretty much standard with the major engine rebuilders. Used it many times with no issues
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Old 02-04-2020, 02:56 AM   #3
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Default Re: Anybody running Elgin lifters?

Always used Isky Cam lube for break in never a failure. https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Isky-...4-Oz-,428.html
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Old 02-04-2020, 06:08 AM   #4
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Default Re: Anybody running Elgin lifters?

Thanks guys. I just didn’t want to get bargain basement lifters.
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Old 02-07-2020, 03:30 PM   #5
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Default Re: Anybody running Elgin lifters?

I see Elgin parts on eBay, they are supposed to be good.
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Old 02-12-2020, 01:21 AM   #6
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Default Re: Anybody running Elgin lifters?

I like and trust Elgin, very much. The 306 I'm building now will have the Elgin mechanical lifters in it and will be a 7200+ rpm engine.

If your not stuck on hydraulic lifters, Elgin makes a accurate clone of the 271 HiPo, 289 engine cam.

https://www.competitionproducts.com/...products/1487/
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Old 02-13-2020, 05:12 PM   #7
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Default Re: Anybody running Elgin lifters?

Thanks guys. The cam and lifters came today.
Now if it wasnt zero degrees outside, Id be out in the shop!
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