camshaft snout machining

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phil
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camshaft snout machining

Post by phil » Fri Jun 12, 2009 9:23 am

i have to machine the front snout, take thread off, a 315 cam to suit late double row timing gear, can any one tell me what needs to be done here,ive done this before but cant remember what i did 5 years ago :roll:

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Re: camshaft snout machining

Post by PCalaguiro » Sat Aug 22, 2009 4:55 pm

Cut the snout portion off to the correct length, machine a collar to bring the snout back to the right diameter and cut a keyway. It is simple if you have a new style Mopar cam to copy. Good luck.
Remember, a high deck cam will not work properly in a low deck engine, regardless of being reground.
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Re: camshaft snout machining

Post by TrWaters » Sun Aug 23, 2009 9:20 am

As Peter was mentioning, if you have a Dodge cam with a threaded front snout, it is NOT for a 315 or 325 tall deck.
Early hemi to late sb Mopar trans adapters. Precision billet parts for early hemis.

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