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help with cam

Post by JasonS14 » Mon Jul 25, 2011 10:41 pm

So I plan on goin to the junkyard tomorrow and im goin to look for a single cam. Is there a certain socket size or a specific tool i need to take it out? Cuz i dont wanna make my trip there a waste. Thanks guys.
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Post by ZeroChad » Tue Jul 26, 2011 12:41 am

You have to remove the torque struts, passenger engine mount plate and power steering. Then you'll be able to jack the engine up to take off the timing cover/belt and remove the cam gear so you can slide the cam out the driver's side. Before that you'll have to also take off the valve cover and unbolt the rockers.

All-in-all, more than one tool.
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Post by Jerome Adams » Tue Jul 26, 2011 12:44 am

go to the how to section and look up cam install...that will give you an idea what you are in for...

a full metric socket set, and torx (T55 I think), a jack and a friend who has done it before.

haynes manual will help too


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Post by NEON PARABOLA » Tue Jul 26, 2011 8:10 am

Beer is also usefull ;) good luck!
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Post by sidepipe87 » Tue Jul 26, 2011 12:25 pm

it'd be easier to buy one from someone on here... no work and I guarantee you can find one dirt cheap if it's just an ordinary 2.0 cam
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Post by sneakers O'toole » Tue Jul 26, 2011 1:42 pm

<---- this guy has two just laying around..
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Post by XxWhiteNeonxX » Tue Jul 26, 2011 2:10 pm

sneakers O'toole wrote:<---- this guy has two just laying around..
this guy has 3 :D
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Post by racer12306 » Tue Jul 26, 2011 2:33 pm

And I've got a 95 cam just sitting in my basement soaking in oil.
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Post by vntned » Tue Jul 26, 2011 2:50 pm

Ive got an '03 Magnum cam for sale! :P

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