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Wanted some input before I jump off the deep end. I know someone who removed the harland roller rockers, 5/16 power push rods and a LT-4knock sensor from his LT-1, 95 Camaro before selling it. He is telling me the only mods i might have to do is squeeze the baffles where the pvc valve fits into the valve covers. I put chrome after market cover on so now i also have a breather on the other cover that i would also have to squeeze to have clearance as the roller rockers are slightly wider.The rods and rocker would give a little more lift. The LT-4 knock sensor compinsates for the extra noise the rockers make. MY QUESTION... Has any one here done this??? Pros/ Cons I dont have money to waste but the price is right.
 

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Wanted some input before I jump off the deep end. I know someone who removed the harland roller rockers, 5/16 power push rods and a LT-4knock sensor from his LT-1, 95 Camaro before selling it. He is telling me the only mods i might have to do is squeeze the baffles where the pvc valve fits into the valve covers. I put chrome after market cover on so now i also have a breather on the other cover that i would also have to squeeze to have clearance as the roller rockers are slightly wider.The rods and rocker would give a little more lift. The LT-4 knock sensor compinsates for the extra noise the rockers make. MY QUESTION... Has any one here done this??? Pros/ Cons I dont have money to waste but the price is right.

Are you telling us you're thinking about buying the Harland rocker arms and putting them into your engine? And the only possible issue is they might hit the oil baffles inside your valve covers? As the baffles are easily cut or ground I can't see how you would have a major problem getting the clearance you might need. I recently had a similar problem as my aftermarket chrome valve covers for my big block had baffles that were getting hit by my stock rocker arms and I just ground some clearance into them with my Dremel. And then you can also buy extra thick valve cover gaskets as well as valve cover spacers that would most likely solve any clearance problems you may have......................
 

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Wanted some input before I jump off the deep end. I know someone who removed the harland roller rockers, 5/16 power push rods and a LT-4knock sensor from his LT-1, 95 Camaro before selling it. He is telling me the only mods i might have to do is squeeze the baffles where the pvc valve fits into the valve covers. I put chrome after market cover on so now i also have a breather on the other cover that i would also have to squeeze to have clearance as the roller rockers are slightly wider.The rods and rocker would give a little more lift. The LT-4 knock sensor compinsates for the extra noise the rockers make. MY QUESTION... Has any one here done this??? Pros/ Cons I dont have money to waste but the price is right.
what do you mean...compensates for the "extra noise" the rockers make?
 

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what do you mean...compensates for the "extra noise" the rockers make?
I was told that when he first installed the rockers in his 95 LT-1 they sound somewhat like a sewing machine and the stock LT-1 knock sensor would advance/retard the timing as a knock. The LT-4 sensor would compensate for that. everything looks like new and i could buy everything for around 1 third of the rockers alone.
 

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I did a little bit of research when looking into the Hot cam kit. People would switch over to the LT-4 knock sensor. As far as I know, some roller rockers would fit under the stock valve covers. So if it doesn't fit on yours, look into it some more. As far as the pushrods, I couldn't tell you anything man, I'm not too knowledged with this.
 

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Are you telling us you're thinking about buying the Harland rocker arms and putting them into your engine? And the only possible issue is they might hit the oil baffles inside your valve covers? As the baffles are easily cut or ground I can't see how you would have a major problem getting the clearance you might need. I recently had a similar problem as my aftermarket chrome valve covers for my big block had baffles that were getting hit by my stock rocker arms and I just ground some clearance into them with my Dremel. And then you can also buy extra thick valve cover gaskets as well as valve cover spacers that would most likely solve any clearance problems you may have......................
Yea your right, just to get the new valve covers on i had to bend the tube coming off the manifold and grind the one bolt guide off to clear the last two rockers so i guess a few more bends and crimps arn,t going to hurt. Thanks for the input. I called the guy and i,m going to buy them.

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here they are, Going to wait for a rainy weekend to put them on.
 

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