View Full Version : hydraulic lifters?

02-14-2008, 12:38 AM
I'm rebuilding a wrecking lot engine for future use- just starting nothing exciting to talk about- but was wondering is there anyone that makes hydraulic lifters for these engines so I won't be adjusting my valves all the time in the future??

02-14-2008, 06:03 PM
No. The block has to be designed for hydraulic lifters so oil can get to them under pressure. Some confusion may exist because a disassembled hydraulic can be used, with longer push rods, to make a lighter weight solid lifter. (and not worth the effort)
You shouldn't have to adjust the solids all that often; just part of the deal with the 2.8.