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88, Windsor Srs., 2.02 valve, 64cc, stock cam.... but I heard the radius is more the factor in possible clearance problems. Has anyone here been brave enough to run this?
 

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I have heard that you cannot run anything bigger than a 1.94 intake without notching. When Edelbrock first released their heads, that is why they had two identical heads with different size valves. One was bolt on and one wasn't.....
 

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Nope. I tried it once. (just mocked it up)

The motor will turn over, but, the valve is VERY VERY close to the sides of the pockets. Too close, in my book.
 

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I don't care what that says, the valve runs way too close to the edge of the pocket.

It was an E-cam, but the lift wasn't the problem, the depth was fine.
 

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One thing you could do and still run them is to open the intake reliefs up with a dremel about .030" or so. Pretty easy to do. Just lay duct tape across the whole deck and piston with the piston at TDC, with a small window cut out where the pocket is. Dremel the pocket. Then vaccum up the chips and repeat. The exhaust side clears fine.
 

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Another funny thing: Don't always believe what the tech guys tell you. Most of them are just bench racers and never have actually built anything before. I used to work at World, until they moved. One of the phone tech guys had to ask one of the guys in the shop to help him check his anti-freeze because he didn't know how.:lol: And this is the same person on the phone giving advice on head and cam combos, etc. The same people that write the head instructions. 99.9% of the time when you call, the are just reading notes from a book.:lol:
 
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