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Old 08-18-2009, 05:06 PM
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Replacing timing and cam on a 351m

I am considering replacing the timing set and stock cam on a 351m with about 140miles on it that currently runs strong. Will I be able to just swap those out or will I have to do more than that. I have heard that because the bearings etc may be worn the cam may not fit properly.
I am just looking to get a bit more jam out of the engine for a lower cost - I don't need a lot of power as the motor will just be going into an old motorhome.
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change the lifter too. The cam turn the half of the crank so the bearing wear slower than the crank.my 02
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Check lifter preload.
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