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Old 12-28-2012, 12:10 PM   #1
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Question Is this cam too damaged?

I got this exhaust cam from a '94 with 88k to run as exhintake in my '96. There's a score on the bearing, wondering if it's too bad to run in my car.

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Old 12-28-2012, 12:14 PM   #2
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Have the journal polished.

As long as the OD of the journal is in spec, or even .0005 under, run it

Just make sure all the rough edges are removed.

A local machine shop that polishes cranks should be able to take care of it for a small fee.
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Honestly if it doesn't catch when you drag your fingernail across it, it's probably able to be polished out. My NB head had some scoring on a few spots, but it cleaned up real nice.
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Word, thanks guys. I'll have a machine shop clean it up and then toss 'er in!
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Get them to check if it's straight.
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yup agreed, polish it up and mic it for size, its and innie not an outie !!
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should be fine after micro polishing it.
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