[Healeys] Bucket Lifters ...

richard mayor boyracer466 at gmail.com
Thu May 12 20:04:04 MDT 2016

I had some custom made tubular push rods made by Smith Brothers Push Rods.
The cost is very reasonable. Less than $100 for a set. And they know the
size of the end that matches the MGC lifter and the size of the end that
matches the Austin Healey rocker.

On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 11:53 PM, J. Armour <sebring3000 at bigpond.com> wrote:

> Richard
> I purchased the MGC lifters some time ago but have not installed them yet.
> What longer pushrods did you use please?   MGC?
> Joe
> From: Healeys <healeys-bounces at autox.team.net> on behalf of richard mayor
> <boyracer466 at gmail.com>
> Date: Thursday, 12 May 2016 10:12 AM
> To: Bob Spidell <bspidell at comcast.net>
> Cc: Healeys <healeys at autox.team.net>
> Subject: Re: [Healeys] Bucket Lifters ...
> I've been using MGC bucket lifters in my Healey race motors for the last
> 20+ years. Advantages: the geometry is better than the stock pedestal
> lifters - the bottom of the push rod is much closer to the cam lobe.  They
> have drain back holes that the stock lifters do not. They are lighter. They
> cost less than the stock pedestal lifters.
> Richard
> On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 5:45 AM, Bob Spidell <bspidell at comcast.net> wrote:
>> ... anybody got them?   What's the advantage(s)?
>> TIA,
>> Bob
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