Which Lifter?

Discussion in 'Engine, Fuel and Exhaust' started by 90FXRS, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. 90FXRS

    90FXRS Junior Member Contributor

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    Been looking at buying a set of lifters. The bike seems to be tickin loader and when we rebguilt the motor I used the old lifters......I know, I know.....Why did you do that dummy? I have a Feuling pump and was wondering if it would be best to go with their lifters or what do the Gurus on the forum recommend?

    First thing I plan on doing is re-adjusting them and seeing if that helps.
     
  2. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    I had a couple of noisy tappets on my sportster and replaced the lifters with the latest stock lifter and engine was all quiet again well as quiet as an hd engine gets but that was a few years ago i have read a story that the stock ones are now made in Mexico to not such a high standard as they were before

    Brian
     
  3. 90FXRS

    90FXRS Junior Member Contributor

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  4. BUBBIE

    BUBBIE Well-Known Member

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    In my 2ooo fxds Big build, I used the feuling oil pump and a delkron cam support plate Gear drive cams,and Fueling lifters...

    I had very good luck with them..

    I had two stock HD lifters (replacements) go bad out of a set of 4...... No more.

    signed....BUBBIE
     
  5. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Good find and read, very interesting, Delphi in and out of bankruptcy, owned and sold and bought back by GM? HMMM very good read:s
     
  6. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    WOW! Wish I had seen all that before I did my roller chain conversion. I went with a set of "B" lifters.

    TQ
     
  7. 90FXRS

    90FXRS Junior Member Contributor

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    I placed the order with AMS. I'll let everyone know what I think after they're installed.
     
  8. 90FXRS

    90FXRS Junior Member Contributor

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    Got the new set and they've been soaking in oil for a couple of days. I noticed when I took out the old ones I can't move the cup. Is this because they've been running or is it something more obvious that I'm ignorant to?
     
  9. 90FXRS

    90FXRS Junior Member Contributor

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    I answered my question about the cup.......started thinking about it and it's because the lifters are pumped and full.

    AMS LIFTERS ARE THE TICKET!!!!!!!!! They're installed and running. No more ticking time bomb. Soaked them in oil for a couple of days and used an old pushrod to do a little pre pump up. When I fired up the FLSTFI it purred like it should and the lifters went quiet after a few seconds. I could not be happier with them and highly recommemd them to anyone with a twin cam that has noisy ticking lifters.
     
  10. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Good deal and thanks for the link I am sure it will come in handy, Happy riding:s