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Moparboy72  



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:34 am    Post subject: WTB: Solid Lifters Reply with quote

I could have sworn there was a link on here in the recent past to a Swedish/Scandinavian site selling solid lifters which fit the 924/931. I have searched a number of times but can not seem to find the link.

Let me know if you can help of if you have a set for sale.

Thanks!
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MikeJinCO  



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 10:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think that was Gegge, hidden in a rebuild threat a while back. RD Valve Spring in CA makes both 38 and 38.5 buckets, I'm under the impression that ours are 38.5, could be wrong. I called about valve shims and then asked about the buckets and he didn't have any 38.5's in stock. They make the Lindsey Racing high performance valve springs for the 944 line.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 11:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Catcam in Netherlands, Piper camshaft and Newman Cams in UK can make them also. I just bought a Catcam cam, price was good, delivery was about 4 weeks. l
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 3:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dirty cheap USD10 a piece:

https://www.acm.se/en/product/valve-tappet-38-5-mm-porsche

Sten Parner retired and sold his company to ACM. These are the exact same as IDEOLA sold a couple years ago.
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CÚdric  



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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 3:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

gegge wrote:
Dirty cheap USD10 a piece:

https://www.acm.se/en/product/valve-tappet-38-5-mm-porsche

Sten Parner retired and sold his company to ACM. These are the exact same as IDEOLA sold a couple years ago.


Oh, so that's where his stuff went. Not exactly great advertising to not even write what car they are made for. What lash caps did you end up using?
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Fasteddie313  



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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 5:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Whats the point of these lifters exactly unless you are trying to build a high rpm engine exceeding the capabilities of the rods even?

They are already solid lifters, and the grub screws are pretty darn convenient..
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CÚdric  



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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 6:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, except for high revving the spm ones at ACM is about a 1/10 of the price of a new stock lifter but sure the adjusting screw is nice but heavy
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Moparboy72  



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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 10:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you all for the responses. This is the exact link I was looking for.

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gegge  



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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CÚdric wrote:
gegge wrote:
Dirty cheap USD10 a piece:

https://www.acm.se/en/product/valve-tappet-38-5-mm-porsche

Sten Parner retired and sold his company to ACM. These are the exact same as IDEOLA sold a couple years ago.


Oh, so that's where his stuff went. Not exactly great advertising to not even write what car they are made for. What lash caps did you end up using?


IIRC Alfa Romeo was the only brand that used lash caps for 9mm stems. In my 931 head there are Ferrara 7mm valves, no problem finding lash caps.
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