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Old 03-15-2010, 06:46 PM
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406 Fresh Build Distroyed Cam, Help

engine shop completed my 406 engine buildup , two days later i was headed back to machine shop, with the car on a flat bed tow truck,they came to the conclusion , that the cam didnt match up with the heads thus beating up the cam shaft , please help any suggestions would be greatly appreciated ,they
are standing by their work ,so i am glad of that. THANKS
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KB147 PISTONS 030
SCAT 5.7 I-BEAMRODS
DART 200 ALUMINUM HEADS 64CC
COMP CAM XE262H-10
VALVE LIFT 462
ADV DUR 262-270
DUR@050 218-224
LOBE SEP 110.0

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...they came to the conclusion , that the cam didnt match up with the heads
thus beating up the cam shaft...
You think they meant to say the springs on the heads didn't match the cam?
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Not making any sense. With only 0.462" valve lift, I can't see a problem, even with stock springs....
Of course I guess it would have been pretty easy to over-rev the motor, float the valves and have a crash.
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