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1980 lowrider but it's really s&s 86ci sidewinder aftermarket frame and so on had it since 1991
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Installing new lifter blocks and solid lifters in my 80 shovelhead it's an 86ci s&s sidewinder I plugged the oil holes in lifter blocks does it matter which direction the oil holes face
 

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I have had success with not plugging tappet blocks for solid lifters, by turning the flats away from center.
 

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I have had success with not plugging tappet blocks for solid lifters, by turning the flats away from center.
That seems like a better idea then plugging the oil feeds. I got a set of solid lifters and that are short enough not to interfere with the oil returns, so I left the oil feeds open.
 
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