Engine Lifter Specifications

Written by manny jeter
  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Share
  • Pin
  • Email
Engine Lifter Specifications
Camshafts often use carburettors to combine fuel and air. (engine image by goce risteski from Fotolia.com)

An engine's lifter is a part of its camshaft component. The lifter is responsible for opening and closing the exhaust and intake valves to allow the passage of air and fuel. A camshaft can have solid, roller or hydraulic lifters. The lifter is usually connected to an engine's cylinder head and combustion chamber.

Other People Are Reading

Ford 429 Cobra Jet

The Ford 429 Cobra Jet engine has a camshaft with hydraulic lifters. The intake valve is 0.456 inches high and the exhaust valve is 0.487 inches high. The exhaust valve lobe has a lift of 0.278 inches and the intake valve lobe has a lift of 0.26 inches. The intake valves have a diameter of 2.25 inches and the exhaust valves have a diameter of 1.72 inches.

Ford 390

The Ford 390 engine camshaft has hydraulic lifters. The exhaust valve is 0.490 inches high, while the intake valve is 0.481 inches high. The exhaust valve lobe has a lift of 0.283 inches and the intake lobe has a lift of 0.278 inches.

Ford 427

The Ford 427 engine camshaft has hydraulic lifters. The exhaust valve is 0.481 inches high and the intake valve is 0.49 inches high. The exhaust valve lobe has a lift of 0.283 inches high and the intake valve lobe has a lift of 0.278 inches high.

Ford 351 Cleveland

The Ford 351 Cleveland camshaft has hydraulic lifters. The intake valves are 2.185 to 2.195 inches high and the exhaust valves are 1.7045 to 1.7145 inches high.

GM 207

The GM 207 engine camshaft has hydraulic lifters. The intake valve is 0.427 inches high and the exhaust valve is 0.454 inches high. The intake valve has a diameter of 1.6 inches and the exhaust valve has a diameter of 1.43 inches.

GM 427

The GM 427 engine camshaft has solid lifters. The intake valve is 0.562 inches high and the exhaust valve lift is 0.584 inches high. The intake valve has a diameter of 0.562 inches and the exhaust valve has a diameter of 1.84 inches.

GM 350

The intake valve and exhaust valve on the 350 engine are both 0.457 inches high. The intake valve has a diameter of 1.94 inches and the exhaust valve has a diameter of 1.5 inches.

GM 400

The GM 400 engine has a high performance camshaft. The intake valve is 0.364 inches high and the exhaust valve has a lift of 0.407 inches.

Don't Miss

Filter:
  • All types
  • Articles
  • Slideshows
  • Videos
Sort:
  • Most relevant
  • Most popular
  • Most recent

No articles available

No slideshows available

No videos available

By using the eHow.co.uk site, you consent to the use of cookies. For more information, please see our Cookie policy.