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Looking for input on cam install, I have cam picked out TW-222 and all other parts. Although I am having trouble deciding on if I should change out the Lifters or not ? I was kinda looking for some input from people that have and have not, or just some informed opinions on the matter . Thanks
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How big would benefit from them ? Also does anyone know why people recommend them for bike post 11 ?

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I did the fuelmoto lifters with the 222 cams. I think it made the top end quieter and it was piece of cake on adjusting the push roads, no bleed time needed! I suppose I didn't have to but thought why not since I already had the cam chest open. I have no regrets

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Did not know that FM had a on-site manufacturing facility that is able to mass-produce lifters?
When did they start that manufacturing?
Must be a Mazak, or a Morey-Seiki bar-feeder with live tooling, and they must also now have a centerless grinder too?
I'll have to check that out.
WE, however, use S&S lifters here in our clients bikes to insure all is well with that area.
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Lifters are a added expense that isnt worth it if you are just doing cams..
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I did the fuelmoto lifters with the 222 cams. I think it made the top end quieter and it was piece of cake on adjusting the push roads, no bleed time needed! I suppose I didn't have to but thought why not since I already had the cam chest open. I have no regrets
Fuel Moto sells Woods Lifters.

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Looking for input on cam install, I have cam picked out TW-222 and all other parts. Although I am having trouble deciding on if I should change out the Lifters or not ? I was kinda looking for some input from people that have and have not, or just some informed opinions on the matter . Thanks
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I have the Woods directional lifters in my FM107 kit (2010 FLHTCU) with my TW-555 cam. FM installed them as part of their 107 kit. I'm not sure if I needed them or not, but my bike runs perfect, makes awesome power and has very little valve train noise over stock.

I, like you, am planning on doing a TW-222 cam in my RGC. I'm again having FM install their kit that includes the Woods lifters. I assume, that the shop I use (Fuel Moto) knows what they are doing and I follow their recommendations.

Maybe you should call Woods and ask why or when would you need their lifters if you are concerned about installing new lifters.

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???????????
Did not know that FM had a on-site manufacturing facility that is able to mass-produce lifters?
When did they start that manufacturing?
Must be a Mazak, or a Morey-Seiki bar-feeder with live tooling, and they must also now have a centerless grinder too?
I'll have to check that out.
WE, however, use S&S lifters here in our clients bikes to insure all is well with that area.
Scott

You know as well as anyone here that very few of the companies selling lifters actually manufacture them, and I'm pretty sure you know all about private labeling, why should FM be any different than anyone else??

It is entirely possible that FM has their lifters manufactured to their specs, but it's also just as likely that they, or others, are re-boxing TRW Chevy lifters, with or without the knowledge of the actual manufacturer.
There's nothing to stop me from calling up Summit Racing, buying sets of lifters(Comp Cams, Crane, TRW etc) and then re-selling them in new boxes with my catchy name printed on them. For that matter, if I want to be even more impressive I can even have my catchy name laser engraved on those very same lifters and sell them for even more money.

Is FM different than anyone else, or am I missing something??

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???????????
Did not know that FM had a on-site manufacturing facility that is able to mass-produce lifters?
When did they start that manufacturing?
Must be a Mazak, or a Morey-Seiki bar-feeder with live tooling, and they must also now have a centerless grinder too?
I'll have to check that out.
WE, however, use S&S lifters here in our clients bikes to insure all is well with that area.
Scott
Excuse me! I purchased them frm fuelmoto is that better??

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