[ba] 82 heads vs. 84+ heads

Michael Heth audion at serversmiths.com
Sun Sep 18 01:05:14 EDT 2005

On Sep 17, 2005, at 9:06 PM, Ti Kan wrote:

> The main difference is that an '84 head has hydraulic valve lifters
> whereas the '82 has solid lifters.  The oil paths from the block
> to the head are bigger on the hydraulic models and (I think) there
> are more of them.  There may also be other differences but they
> escape my memory at the moment.

Yeah, that might be it. I'll have to check Huw's site to see if he  
has any comments about different heads etc..

I wonder if the 82 would flow enough oil to run the hydraulic lifters  
or there would be problems.

The head I'm thinking about is pretty tempting.

Thanks for the reply.


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