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Old 07-17-2020, 02:20 PM   #16
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Default Re: Camshaft Movement

Originally Posted by tubman View Post
Using a cam meant for a pre-8BA engine? (They thrust the opposite way.)
8BA cam gears pitch forward and early cam gears thrust towards the block. However once the oil pump drive is installed and the torque required to turn the pump comes into play even the early cam gear will thrust forward.
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