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jasonwthompson
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« on: July 28, 2016, 08:54:49 pm »

I have a cam from a XXX 5.0 block.  The only stampings anywhere are on the end and read 1F3 or lF3.  Could anyone identify if it is a GT or Explorer cam?
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« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2016, 04:54:44 pm »

So after measuring the lobes, they are all .278 lift indicating a H.O. roller.  I have heard that rollers can be reused, is that true, and if so must new roller lifters be used?
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« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2016, 05:09:34 pm »

No, new lifters are not needed. With roller stuff, you can pretty much mix and match new with old on everything. But new lifters are pretty cheap depending on the application.
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« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2016, 05:33:21 pm »

Thanks Joe.  I thought I would use new lifters even if the cam was reusable.
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« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2016, 06:18:52 pm »

If the rollers are good, they'll be fine, if you've absolutely got to burn up that $130 or whatever the new FMS rollers are going for then get them.
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