[Healeys] Bucket Lifters ...
boyracer466 at gmail.com
Sun May 15 11:30:58 MDT 2016
I use longer valves in my race motors so the push rod length that I use
would be different than would you would need for a stock setup.
On Sat, May 14, 2016 at 8:15 PM, rrengineer.mike <rrengineer.mike at att.net>
> I suppose this works for the four cylinder cars also? Wouldn't the pushrod
> length be the same added length for any Healey engine, I mean 4 or 6
> cylinder might be different. Couldn't you just tell us what length you had
> them made?
> Mike MacLean
> Sent via the Samsung GALAXY S® 5, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone
> -------- Original message --------
> From: richard mayor <boyracer466 at gmail.com>
> Date: 5/14/2016 5:46 PM (GMT-08:00)
> To: Rfbegani <rfbegani at speakeasy.net>
> Cc: healeys <healeys at autox.team.net>
> Subject: Re: [Healeys] Bucket Lifters ...
> You buy the MGC lifters from the usual sources that sell MG engine parts.
> You then have to have the push rods made by people that make push rods. I
> mentioned a good source in my previous post. You measure the difference
> between the pocket height of the stock Healey lifter and the height of the
> pocket of the MGC lifter, and then you add that distance to the length of a
> stock Healey push rod..... and VOILA.... you have the length for your new
> push rods.
> Note.....all MGC lifters are "bucket lifters".
> On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 10:14 AM, Rfbegani <rfbegani at speakeasy.net> wrote:
>> Where do you buy MGC lifters and push rods to match?
>> Bob Begani BJ8
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> On May 12, 2016, at 10:04 PM, richard mayor <boyracer466 at gmail.com>
>> 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>
>>> I purchased the MGC lifters some time ago but have not installed them
>>> yet. What longer pushrods did you use please? MGC?
>>> 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.
>>> On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 5:45 AM, Bob Spidell <bspidell at comcast.net>
>>>> ... anybody got them? What's the advantage(s)?
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