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How do I determine if I need the .1 or .2 mm spacers on my cams or if I need any at all? Got my engine in boxes so the ones that were on it have been long gone.
 

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Test assemble cam into journals in head (no rockers)....measure clearances with feeler gauges....Should be free turning with just the spec in sideplay motion/clearance.....adjust with shims as necessary to achieve specs....
Use those shims for the real (final) assembly....
 

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Great, you guys rock! Any idea where I can find some of those spacers? Bike bandit lists that they aren't available. I need to pick up one of those manuals from you too tbpmusic.
 

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Thanks Rod.... I always seem to assume some things I do automatically are perfectly clear (obvious) to everyone..... You and Bill will please continue to keep me straight.... :D
 

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