Originally Posted by TripDeuces
If I understand your question right the pushrod should only contact the sides of the guide plate slot and nothing else. Guide plates stop the rocker from rotating left to right by keeping the pushrod centered.
Yes, that is what I am alluding to. Okay, I think I was picturing the guide plate opening being wider than the pushrod. Hopefully, I got the right guide plates for the 5/16" pushrods. I will check when I get home.