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Old 07-26-2019, 01:02 AM
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I am working on a predator for when my tejunkseh blows (if it does!) And I am going to remove the governor. It is a stage 1 right now. Can i use the 18lbs springs without going billet internals? I am sure it is not recommended, but I am curious because red beard's garage does it.
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Old 07-26-2019, 01:28 AM
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Some engines liked to be choked. Almost until they die.
Some people like to run their engines with upgraded springs without billet rods and Flywheels.
What ever floats your carb.
I’m not here to judge, what ever gets your motor pumpin.
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I am working on a predator for when my tejunkseh blows (if it does!) And I am going to remove the governor. It is a stage 1 right now. Can i use the 18lbs springs without going billet internals? I am sure it is not recommended, but I am curious because red beard's garage does it.
It is generally not recommended
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On this same note, would ratio rockers cause an issue without billet internals? Also would that really add that much benefit?
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heavy springs ONLY make sense above 5000-5500 rpm
below stock springs will do nicely
and above you really should have a billet conrod (and the flywheel is highly recommended as well)
we will not punish you w/o installing any billet parts;
your engine will eventually

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Old 09-03-2019, 09:23 AM
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I don't really want to push it more than the stock rod can handle for now. I was just curious about the spring because I see it happen all the time. 1.3 ratio rockers shouldn't add RPMs as far as I have read, but will help the stock cam perform better. I was wondering if that would warrant billet parts as well
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