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Old 06-18-2007, 11:57 AM
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i rebuilt a 1955 265 new eveything started it up good oil psi but no oil to top end now i know about the rear bearing ,and even went back to mach.shop and had a new one put in for the 2nd time put back together and no oil to top end 65 psi on oil gauge nothing to heads or lifters but cam bearings are getting oil help

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Are your pushrods new, or did you clean the old ones out?

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Did you use a cam with a flat spot on the rear cam journal?
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Yup. On 265 the rear cam bearing is grooved to allow oil to the top. The later blocks have the oil groove built in. No groove, no oil. The 1965 396 was that way also.
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Did you use a cam with a flat spot on the rear cam journal?
Man I forgot about that, it has far too long since I have been into a 265. Good info

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yes cam has the cut here it turned out mash shop put the bearing in wrong the 2nd time .great! thanks for help
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