MAHLE cam bearings too big

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TIB3300
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Re: MAHLE cam bearings too big

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Blue wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 21 6:39 pm
I'd say if you can't turn it easily with the sprocket bolted to it it's too tight. You are not just reaming the bearings to size, you're also ensuring they are in line.
oooww that looks like it will do it :thumbright:

looks like I have to make one today :thumbright:

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Re: MAHLE cam bearings too big

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I hadn’t realised you had not fitted the bearings, makes sense to me now
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Re: MAHLE cam bearings too big

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mopar_mark wrote:
Sat Jan 09, 21 11:59 pm
I hadn’t realised you had not fitted the bearings, makes sense to me now
Thats OK Mark :thumbright:

Never had to fit cam bearings to any FORD engines :lol:

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Re: MAHLE cam bearings too big

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i also used the old camshaft method.
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Re: MAHLE cam bearings too big

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super news

got there in the end

Maybe Chrysler motors run for longer between rebuilds? :)
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Re: MAHLE cam bearings too big

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Dave999 wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 21 11:15 am
super news

got there in the end

Maybe Chrysler motors run for longer between rebuilds? :)
Well lets hope so \:D/

In the end, I didnt need to do anything , once oiled up moved nice :)

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