Group buy feeler post - RS2 cam

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Fri May 14 19:13:32 EDT 2004

> From: "Ned Ritchie" <Q at>
> When the machined end of the 3B cam breaks off of the cam with the gear
> we have on several occasions put the broken cam into an AAN engine, and
> used the cam from the AAN in the 3B after pressing on the gear.
You almost sound like this cam break off is a common occurrence! Short of an
old plastic gear tooth lodging in the mesh of two steel gears, what is your
speculation as to what could cause the end of a heavy cast iron cam to just
break off?  Does this catastrophe also strip the timing belt?


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