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Author Topic:   Cam Bearings
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 4
posted April 01, 2002 08:12 AM
What is the proper clocking of the oil holes
in the cam bearings?
I am freshening up a SBC motor and did not note
where the oil holes were on the different
journals. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 58
posted April 01, 2002 07:18 PM
leave the crank out & drive them in until you can see through the oil holes from the crank journals into the cam journals

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 430
posted April 02, 2002 12:56 AM
My machine shop said to put the bearings on the front and rear straight up and the rest at 2 o'clock

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 26
posted April 02, 2002 07:34 PM
It wont make a difference as there is a slot cut in the block on a sbc the General puts them in at as follows panrail at 12:00. #5 oil hole at 6:00. #4-3-2 oil hole at 10:00 .#1 oil holes at 6:00 and 3:00.

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