INTENSE™ 3800 High-Performance Pushrods
Part Number: PRx-705
Shipping Weight: 2.00 pounds
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- 1995-2005 Bonneville with 3800 Series II engine
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- 1996-2002 Firebird with 3800 Series II engine
- 1997-2006 Grand Prix with 3800 Series II or III engine
- 2000-2006 Impala with 3800 Series II engine
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- 1996-2004 LeSabre with 3800 Series II engine
- 1998-2000 Lumina with 3800 Series II engine
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INTENSE™ 3800 Series II/III High Performance Pushrods come in three flavors to help your L67, L32, L36 or L26 engine reach it's full potential at higher RPM's.
Our Lightweight pushrods (PRL Series) weigh 425 grams per set of twelve (approximately 25% less than the factory rods) and their .049" thick 4130 chrome moly alloy is significantly stronger than stock. These are the ideal choice if you're running non-roller rocker arms in your naturally aspirated engine with stock, 90#, or 105# valve springs.
'Restricted oil flow' pushrods (PRO Series) were developed especially for the hydraulic roller market. Our engines begin to experience varying degrees of valve float at 6,000 or fewer RPM's due to the inertia mass of the roller lifters. INTENSE™ Oil-restricted Pushrods are constructed of 4130 seamless chrome moly, feature a .083" wall thickness and weigh 595 grams per set of twelve (approximately equal to the factory rods). The rocker arm ends are 210 degree radiused and there is a specially metered oil hole. This oil metering works to keep the lifter 'pumped up', and allows the engine to operate at higher speeds with less chance of a failure. These are the best choice for customers with any sort of power adder and/or full roller rocker arms.
For the Big Dogs out there with 20 psi or more of boost, 130# or higher valvespring setups, and/or large shots of nitrous oxide, you will need to use even stronger pushrods. Your extremely high cylinder pressure mandates the upgrade to 3/8" pushrods (PRE Series) to help eliminate valve float and misfires when you turn up the wick.
We stock a variety of INTENSE™ 3800 Series II/III High Performance Pushrods. They're usually sold in sets of twelve, but replacement pieces and custom lengths are available (please email us). Stock pushrods are 7.05" long and are also used with Harland Sharp rockers. Yella Terra rockers use a 7.30" length, and big cams or a combination of rocker and cam often need a 7.40" length. We always recommend using a pushrod length checker tool on a big engine build, to be sure that you have the proper length.
Typical pushrod sizes we keep in stock include:
- PRL-705 - INTENSE Lightweight Pushrods, 5/16" x .049" X 7.050"
- PRO-705 - INTENSE Oil Restricted Pushrods, 5/16" x .083" X 7.050"
- PRS-705 - INTENSE Extreme Duty Non-Oil Restricted Pushrods, 3/8" x .083" X 7.050"
- PRE-705 - INTENSE Extreme Duty Oil Restricted Pushrods, 3/8" x .083" X 7.050"
- PRO-730 - INTENSE Oil Restricted Pushrods, 5/16" x .083 x 7.300"
- PRE-730 - INTENSE Extreme Duty Oil Restricted Pushrods, 3/8" x .083 x 7.300"
- PRE-735 - INTENSE Extreme Duty Oil Restricted Pushrods, 3/8" x .083 x 7.350"
- PRO-740 - INTENSE Oil Restricted Pushrods, 5/16" x .083 x 7.400"
- PRE-740 - INTENSE Extreme Duty Oil Restricted Pushrods, 3/8" x .083 x 7.400"
- INTENSE™ 3800 Series II/III High Performance Pushrods are warranted for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of purchase against defects in materials and workmanship. The warranty provides for replacement parts only, and does not cover labor or any other costs. Purchaser and Installer assume all liability with regard to any and all damages in any way related to the purchase, installation and/or use of these pushrods.
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