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Cars > Carolina_29053’s Garage > Albums > Ram Air III Build - Phase 2

 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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Description: My good friend Clay is the guy! He is a machinist and a drag racer and knows his way around an engine and has all the tools and know how to put this bad boy together. Follow along as we start to put this monster together.
By: Carolina_29053
Number of photos: 63
Updated: Sun Jan 6, 2013 6:55 am
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Album photo 21
Crank and rods in and torqued.
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Clay uses a dial indicator to check piston TDC (top dead center)
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Clay degreeing the cam.........making sure things are as they...
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With piston at TDC, cam is exactly where it should be.
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CWC-Campbell, Wyatt and Cannon-Foundry that produced the original...
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Lobes on the original camshaft don't look bad at all, which could...
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Album photo 27
Going to hang on to the original camshaft just for the heck of it.
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"S" stamped into the snout of the camshaft.
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Clay has a homemade tool to insert into the lifter bore to give the...
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Album photo 30
Here is a better shot of Clays lifter bore tool.
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Album photo 31
Everything looking good to this point.
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I think it took 26 lb/ft of torque to turn the rotating assembly.
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Clay eyeing the cylinders during rotation to ensure everything...
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Section in Pontiac Rebuild Book about factory camshaft.
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Lower dipstick tube, windage tray, oil pump drive shaft and Melling...
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Album photo 36
Notice the Pontiac Banner hanging over Clays 72 Nova! Love it!
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New stainless upper dipstick tube with original lower tube through...
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The windage tray actually holds the lower dipstick tube in place.
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Album photo 39
New fuel pump eccentric and camshaft thrust plate installed.
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New timing chain and gears......SNUG!
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Engine serial number from front passenger side.
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