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by s/c'd cav
Wed Jun 10, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: V8 engine tech (L77)
Topic: Rocker failure
Replies: 9
Views: 531

Re: Rocker failure

ive mostly been around the GTO , G8 , SS sedan , camaro/firebird boards , the comp bearing upgrade , which was the go to for along time , had a very high failure rate , they either changed something or had several batches that were problematic the factory rockers are only good for so much lift , if ...
by s/c'd cav
Mon Jun 08, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: V8 engine tech (L77)
Topic: Rocker failure
Replies: 9
Views: 531

Re: Rocker failure

I'm not too fussy of the bushing type trunion kits because they do wear out and have to be replaced after some time. They're made of bronze, which is a relatively soft metal. Instead, you could use a kit that uses captured bearings, similar to the ones in those aftermarket rockers. https://www.ebay...
by s/c'd cav
Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:39 am
Forum: V8 engine tech (L77)
Topic: Rocker failure
Replies: 9
Views: 531

Re: Rocker failure

you need to be careful with aftermarket rockers , alot tend not to fit well either hitting the head or rocker covers

and that is part of why the oe rockers with bushings are used in most all builds
by s/c'd cav
Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:30 am
Forum: Body, Appearance, Interior, & Detailing
Topic: Deer
Replies: 10
Views: 684

Re: Deer

good to see it staying on the road
by s/c'd cav
Sun Jun 07, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Caprice PPV's for sale
Topic: 2016 Caprice PPV-low miles, warranty, very clean
Replies: 17
Views: 13154

Re: 2016 Caprice PPV-low miles, warranty, very clean

ditch the engine emblems , its not a LS2 , its a L77
by s/c'd cav
Sat Jun 06, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: V8 engine tech (L77)
Topic: Rocker failure
Replies: 9
Views: 531

Re: Rocker failure

get bushings , and ditch the bearings , also make sure you didnt loose the needles from the bearings , or that they fell into the oil pan

its very common , and always been recommended

https://sdparts.com/i-24101310-sdpc-rac ... n-kit.html
by s/c'd cav
Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: L86 Engine
Replies: 6
Views: 443

Re: L86 Engine

all gen 4's are swapable , but items for some motors maybe require extra work , like doing a lsa or ls7
by s/c'd cav
Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: L86 Engine
Replies: 6
Views: 443

Re: L86 Engine

it would likely fit , but you would be on your own for electronics
by s/c'd cav
Sun May 31, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Caprice PPV Parts for sale
Topic: Front & Rear seats 2016 Very Good Condition- SoCal
Replies: 1
Views: 260

Re: Front & Rear seats 2016 Very Good Condition- SoCal

cloth or rubber for the rear seat ?
by s/c'd cav
Wed May 27, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Body, Appearance, Interior, & Detailing
Topic: Headlight restoration
Replies: 2
Views: 254

Re: Headlight restoration

to do anything inside the light , you have to remove the lens which is , as they say plastic welded/glued to the housing