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COMP Cams 616-16

Super Valve Locks Angle: 10°

COMP Cams 616-16

249-616-16

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COMP Cams 616-16 Super Valve Locks Angle: 10° $27.99
Super Valve Locks
  • Angle: 10°
  • Valve Stem: 3/8"
  • Installed Height: +.050
  • w/o Lash Cap Recess
  • 16/pkg

  • COMP Cams 616-16 Details

    Super Locks

  • 10° lock angle

  • Wider Angle
  • Precision Machined
  • Super Tough
  • Inside Tang
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty

  • Specifications:

    Lock Angle
    10 Deg.
    Lock Groove Quantity
    1-groove
    Lock Material
    Hardened steel
    Lock Style
    10 degree
    Manufacturing Process
    Machined
    Quantity
    Sold as a set of 32
    Recessed for Lash Cap
    No
    Valve Stem Diameter (in.)
    0.372
    Manufacturer's Part Number:
    616-16

    Most people believe that the tang inside a valve lock is what holds the valve spring retainer and spring in place while the engine is running, however tangs are not strong enough to withstand today's open spring loads of 1000+ pounds. The tang's sole purpose is to temporarily locate the lock, retainer, and spring relative to the valve until the taper of the retainer can nest around the outside surface of the lock. This creates the "collet effect" that binds the two together; the more spring force exerted on the retainer as the valve opens, the more force applied by the collet effect to keep the retainer and lock in place.

    With the emergence of valve sizes other than 5/16", 11/32", and 3/8", it is important to make sure valve locks match valve size. There should always be a small gap between the two halves of the lock when they are properly positioned on the valve stem. If the two halves are in contact without a gap, the valve locks are for a bigger stem. If the locks fit tight to the stem and leave a gap between the middle of the lock and the stem's outer diameter, the locks are too small for the valves. All locks should be checked before final installation to ensure they're the correct size.

    Comp Cams 7° Street Valve Locks are made from stamped, hardened steel. Designed for stock engine rebuilds and only recommended for street use with lighter spring loads. The 7° Race Valve Locks are available in Machined Steel or Titanium. They offer the same valve spring location accuracy as the 10° Super Locks, without the need to change to 10° retainers. Comp Cams 10° Super Locks handle higher spring pressures by distributing load over a larger area. This reduces the chance of a "pull-through" failure. Recommended for all race applications.

    Does COMP Cams 616-16 fit your vehicle?

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    1971-1972 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

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    • Liter: 7.4
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    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

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    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
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    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1996 GMC G35/G3500 VAN

    • Fitment_Note: Most Aluminum Heads Come Standard w/11/32 Valve Stems~Use Appropriate Valve Locks - Retainers And Seals
    • Liter: 7.4
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    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

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    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1992-1994 CHEVROLET K2500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: MALIBU
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1968 CHEVROLET K10 PICKUP

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

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    • Liter: 7.4
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    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1975-1978 GMC C25 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: HIGH SIERRA
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1975-1978 GMC C35/C3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA CLASSIC
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1975-1980 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1976 CHEVROLET IMPALA

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    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1977 CHEVROLET K30 PICKUP

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    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

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    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: CLASSIC
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1968-1969 GMC C1500 PICKUP

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1976-1978 GMC K25 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA CLASSIC
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

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    • SubModel: SLE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1976 CHEVROLET K10 PICKUP

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    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1968 CHEVROLET K10 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1975 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: ESTATE WAGON
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1994-1995 GMC C2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA SLT
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1972 CHEVROLET TOWNSMAN

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1988-1995 GMC G35/G3500 VAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: MAGNAVAN
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1984-1986 CHEVROLET C20 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1987-1989 GMC V3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA CLASSIC
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1987-1988 CHEVROLET V30 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1979-1980 GMC K1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA GRANDE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1994-1995 GMC K2500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SLE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1985 CHEVROLET K20 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1976 CHEVROLET K10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1975-1978 GMC C25 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA CLASSIC
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1973 CHEVROLET BLAZER

    • CC: 7439
    • Liter: 7.4
    • Aspiration: N
    • SubModel: BASE
    • Engine Vin: Z
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1995 CHEVROLET K2500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: LS
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1965-1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: SS
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1972 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1987-1988 CHEVROLET V30 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: CUSTOM DELUXE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1981-1986 CHEVROLET C20 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1966-1969 CHEVROLET BEL AIR

    • CC: 6998
    • Liter: 7.0
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 427
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.0 L / 427 )

    1975-1978 GMC C25 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1975-1978 GMC C25/C2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA CLASSIC
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1992-1995 GMC C2500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SLE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1979-1980 GMC C1500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA GRANDE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1991-1992 CHEVROLET C2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1989 CHEVROLET R2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: CHEYENNE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1994-1995 GMC C3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA SL
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1975-1978 GMC C25/C2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA GRANDE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1970 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: CONCOURS ESTATE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1967 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1969 CHEVROLET C20 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1979-1986 GMC K3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: HIGH SIERRA
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1975-1980 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: CUSTOM DELUXE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1970-1971 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1970-1971 CHEVROLET C20 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1975-1980 CHEVROLET C10 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: CHEYENNE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1991-1993 GMC K2500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1992-1995 GMC K2500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1972 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1976 CHEVROLET K5 BLAZER

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1988-1995 GMC K3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA SLE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1979-1982 GMC C2500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA GRANDE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1968-1969 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • EngineType: ALL
    • SubModel: SS

    1970 CHEVROLET IMPALA

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1976 GMC JIMMY

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: HIGH SIERRA
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1972 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: CUSTOM
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1994-1995 GMC C3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA SLT
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1976-1977 GMC K25 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1981 CHEVROLET C30 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: DELUXE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1969 CHEVROLET K30 PICKUP

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1970-1972 GMC C1500 PICKUP

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1970 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1978-1980 GMC C1500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: STREET COUPE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1969 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: GREENBRIER
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1987-1988 CHEVROLET R20 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1987-1988 CHEVROLET R30 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1975 CHEVROLET LAGUNA

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: S3
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1967 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: DELUXE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1989-1995 GMC G35/G3500 VAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: VANDURA
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1987-1988 CHEVROLET R30 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SCOTTSDALE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1979-1986 GMC C2500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1987-1991 GMC V3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1973-1974 CHEVROLET C20 PICKUP

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1972 CHEVROLET C30 PICKUP

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1974 GMC K25/K2500 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1985-1986 GMC C3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA CLASSIC
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1968 GMC C25/C2500 PICKUP

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1973-1974 GMC K25/K2500 PICKUP

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1970 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1968 GMC K15/K1500 SUBURBAN

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1988-1995 CHEVROLET C3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SILVERADO
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1971 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

    • CC: 6588
    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1971 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1979-1986 GMC K3500 PICKUP

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: SIERRA CLASSIC
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1988-1995 CHEVROLET G30 VAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: HI-CUBE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1969 CHEVROLET CHEVELLE

    • CC: 6489
    • Liter: 6.5
    • SubModel: CONCOURS ESTATE
    • CUI: 396
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.5 L / 396 )

    1975-1976 CHEVROLET CAPRICE

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: CLASSIC SPORT
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1970 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO

    • CC: 7441
    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )

    1972 CHEVROLET C20 SUBURBAN

    • Liter: 6.6
    • SubModel: BASE
    • CUI: 402
    • EngineType: V8 ( 6.6 L / 402 )

    1989-1995 GMC G35/G3500 VAN

    • Liter: 7.4
    • SubModel: VANDURA SPECIAL
    • CUI: 454
    • EngineType: V8 ( 7.4 L / 454 )
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