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Old 12-11-2012, 12:15 PM
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Want to install cam

If I want to install a cam what else do I need? I see a good deal on a cam but not sure what else is needed. I have mopar intake and exhaust.
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Depends on cam....wat size is it
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Old 12-11-2012, 01:16 PM
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Cam install....
crank bolt
cam bolt
timing cover gasket (depending on condition)
water pump and/or gasket (depending on condition)
coolant
oil
filter
CMR tune (Johan or JerseyBoy)
timing set (depending on condition)
forged pushrods (recommended)
upgraded valve springs (recommended)
pushrods and valve springs maybe be required depending on the cam you are looking at

That's all I can think of off the top of my head. I'm sure someone will chime in if I overlooked something.
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Yup, Eric has it covered pretty much...

Exhaust bearings also!
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Yup, Eric has it covered pretty much...

Exhaust bearings also!
and blinker fluid since you'll have access to the inner headlights with the radiator out.
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Old 12-11-2012, 01:30 PM
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Here we go again .... lol
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No no no, just having a little fun with it.

Bxcharger, which cam were you thinking about getting? Some cams don't need a whole lot at all where as others require a full valvetrain at the very least.
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Muffler bearings are a must.

Grab a timing chain also, for the cost cheap insurance, IMO.

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It was an Arrington 586 I think, but this sounds like way more of an undertaking than I'm willing to do now as I've only had the rig for 2 weeks. Maybe summertime, was curious and curiosity almost killed the wallet .
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