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Just thought I would pass this along.

Dennis Sly.
84 SVO, Silver

>-----Original Message-----
>From:	B. Jones [SMTP:86svo@digizen.net]
>Sent:	Monday, December 22, 1997 11:39 PM
>To:	Multiple recipients of list svo
>Subject:	Re: SVO
>Hey all,
>Lurker here,
>I've gotten really tired of the cam crap, so I broke out a bone stock
>1986 vintage head off my SVO thats been sitting in my basement.  I
>measured ~0.635" to the retainer with no seal, seal(86 vintage) measured
>~0.160, that leaves ~0.475, close to the 0.471 we've all heard about 200
>times.  Whooo wait a second that won't work -- BUT -- WHAT IF? imagine
>this, the drop in kit had different retainers, or machined stock ones
>The distance between the bottom of the retainer and the recessed keepers
>is ~0.07", so with a drop in kit with different retainers, or machined
>stock ones, theoretically you could get TADA 0.545" of lift without
>removing the head.  Magic, I think not.  A possible way to get 0.505
>lift on a stock head, maybe.
>Don't mean to stir things up again, but they said it could not be done.