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Who has Roller Tipped Rocker Sets For Sale?
Posted by: The Stig ()
Date: May 24, 2020 03:17PM

I have read previous threads on them. Is anybody selling ready to use sets of the Ford roller tipped rockers currently? While I can weld, I don’t have a way to drill the oil hole in the hardened steel.



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Re: Roller Tipped Rocker Sets For Sale?
Posted by: jjohnsonjo ()
Date: May 24, 2020 05:08PM

I used a my drill press with a bunch of el-cheapo carbide tipped bits. It was like a pac of 50 for a few bucks, broke a bunch of them, but got the job done. I think Vairmech can do it in his machine shop. May want to contact him.

J.O.

65 Corsa Turbo Vert
79 Honda XL 500S
69 Honda CL 160 D
2010 BMW F 650 GS
2003 Bounder 36D
2013 KIA Optima SX turbo-AKA ZIPPY (wife,s car)
69 Newport Holiday Sailboat
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Re: Who has Roller Tipped Rocker Sets For Sale?
Posted by: vairmech ()
Date: May 25, 2020 04:43AM

I have offered sets for sale before, Not sure I have a set ready to go right this minute.

I use my Bridgeport and I only use 1 carbide bit for the oil spit hole and I also widen the lower slot again with a carbide bit in a jig I made to use for my Bridgeport.



Ken Hand
Handy Car Care
248 613 8586

Vairmech@aol.com

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Re: Who has Roller Tipped Rocker Sets For Sale?
Posted by: The Stig ()
Date: May 25, 2020 03:35PM

I tried experimenting with a few junk ones a while back. Just too much hassle without the right equipment. Ken if you find or make a set, I’m a buyer!!

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Re: Who has Roller Tipped Rocker Sets For Sale?
Posted by: vairmech ()
Date: May 26, 2020 06:02PM

I'll try to look tomorrow to see if I have a set already made but I do have a set ready to make.

Ken Hand
Handy Car Care
248 613 8586

Vairmech@aol.com

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Re: Who has Roller Tipped Rocker Sets For Sale?
Posted by: thewolfe ()
Date: May 26, 2020 08:44PM

A ball end carbide burr is the best thing I found to drill them out with, after breaking several regular carbide bits. Doing them on a drill press the regular bits like to catch when punching through the bottom whereas the ball burr doesn't.

Nate Wolfe
Portland OR
65 Corsa 180

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Re: Who has Roller Tipped Rocker Sets For Sale?
Posted by: jjohnsonjo ()
Date: May 30, 2020 06:48PM

Good to know Nate, that's exactly what happens. Fortunately I'm finished and have some spares since it was enough for an 8 cylinder.

J.O.

65 Corsa Turbo Vert
79 Honda XL 500S
69 Honda CL 160 D
2010 BMW F 650 GS
2003 Bounder 36D
2013 KIA Optima SX turbo-AKA ZIPPY (wife,s car)
69 Newport Holiday Sailboat
Baja 150 dune buggy cart
Coleman HS 500 UTV
2016 KIA Sorento SXL Turbo

Bethlehem,Pa


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Re: Who has Roller Tipped Rocker Sets For Sale?
Posted by: 65180 ()
Date: June 03, 2020 01:11PM

Do any of you have a spare one already drilled that you might want to part with? I have one that keeps chewing up push rod tips.

Mike Lake
Tucson, Az
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65 Corsa 140 sold
66 Monza PG
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Re: Who has Roller Tipped Rocker Sets For Sale?
Posted by: vairmech ()
Date: June 03, 2020 04:37PM

I have a couple of extras, send me an email with address.

Ken Hand
Handy Car Care
248 613 8586

Vairmech@aol.com

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