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Re: Couple of problems w/86 CGT

On Tue, 24 Mar 1998, Paul R Anderson wrote:

> >Anyway your cam runs directly in the head. There aren't any cam 
> >bearing in the
> >classical sense, so you don't really need to worry about that.
> I didn't catch the message you responded to but I would contend that
> camshaft load bearing surfaces are something to be concerned about.
> Since you don't have a bearing insert to replace, the cost of repairing
> is much greater.  That is one of my major concerns about insufficient
> lubrication on a VW or Audi engine.

Just for a data point, I had one go bad in my 854KS.  The engine made a
squealing noise at 1900-2000 rpm that sounded to be coming from the head.

Jeff Blanchard