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ryan
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 430
posted March 12, 2003 08:59 PM
Recently ordered a quick cam change timing cover from speedway motors. Went to put it on and the cam button is a 1/4 inch or more short.
Called them up and asked which cam button works with this cover he said they all do.
(I don't think the guy had a clue, he said well as long as it doesn't hit the cover it should work)
I beleive I have the long cam button. I tried sticking a flat cover on and there wasn't enough room for it. Does anyone know the length of the roller cam button and the regular style button. Has anyone used this type of cover before?? For those who haven't seen it the cover is a two piece design where the seal for the pan is one piece and the front cover is another. I need help quick so I can order more parts tommorow. Thanks

ryan
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 430
posted March 12, 2003 09:03 PM
I need help so fast that I couldn't even spell out the whole topic. lol

dirtracer14
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 499
posted March 12, 2003 10:04 PM UIN: 23443678
Not sure on the cam button deal i got both and the short worked.....now as far as that timing cover is it the chrome one? We tried one and it leaked like you wouldnt beleive just to give you a heads up..

ryan
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 430
posted March 12, 2003 10:09 PM
It looks like its gold anodized but it could be made to look that way. page 136 Quick Change cam cover 2003 catalog

dirtracer14
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 499
posted March 12, 2003 10:30 PM UIN: 23443678
That looks just like the one we had....might seal better not being chrome not sure if others have had a problem i just no it leaked bad.....and was brand new.

outlawstock17
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 620
posted March 12, 2003 11:07 PM
try an anaerobic(spelling?) sealer on your chrome parts like hylomar. this stuff dries in the absense of air and seals like nobody's business.

stockcar5
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 63
posted March 13, 2003 12:25 PM
outlawstock is right. the anerobic sealer is what they use between case havles on gm front differentials....never ever seen one leak. also use it between your block and rear main cap to prevent leaks.

luke

rico 08
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 372
posted March 13, 2003 01:22 PM
Just a thought is you're rear cam freeze plug in correctly?,this will make you're cam button not even come close.

ryan
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 430
posted March 13, 2003 03:32 PM
cam and cam button are located in the right location so is the frost plug.

ryan
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 430
posted March 17, 2003 09:59 PM
Been busy painting lately anybody else got any suggestions. Called speedway again and they said that they have sold 800 the past year with no reported problems except mine. I am about ready to say scr#w it and go to the junk yard and get a different cover.

ryan
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 430
posted March 19, 2003 10:09 PM
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racer 4
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 34
posted March 20, 2003 09:28 PM
i would run a stock one. 1 less gasket to leak and how often are you planning on degreeing your cam?

ryan
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 430
posted March 20, 2003 10:23 PM
Had cam troubles last year. We got the problem solved we just thought we would get it just in case. I might just run a stock one also. Who knows. lol

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