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This is a discussion on cam instal within the Internal Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; Hello everyone I have been trolling through cam instal posts but cant find the answer to my question. When you ...

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    Hello everyone I have been trolling through cam instal posts but cant find the answer to my question. When you upgrade your cam are you changing your cam bearings as well?

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    No, only time I replace mine, would be on a complete rebuild.

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    Thanks for the reply,
    that explains why no one mentions it in their posts...

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    The cam install is semi easy, but, the timing chain upgrade can be nasty, because of the oil pump pick-up tube...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bills98ta View Post
    The cam install is semi easy, but, the timing chain upgrade can be nasty, because of the oil pump pick-up tube...
    and dont forget the pickup tube bolt! lol (i have dropped the bolt down into the oil pan sump...then dropped the wrench in to the sump

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    that bolt is the worst part of the whole cam swap

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    Quote Originally Posted by mountvirus View Post
    Hello everyone I have been trolling through cam instal posts but cant find the answer to my question. When you upgrade your cam are you changing your cam bearings as well?
    What would be the best cam to put in a 2002 z28?

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    what is goals for the car?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bound2happen86 View Post
    What would be the best cam to put in a 2002 z28?
    What are you trying to build it do? Are you building a DD thats also a weekend warrior? Or only a mild street car? Race Only? Autocross AND 1/4? My 3 PERSONAL favorite cams are the TRex, MS4, and Tsunami cams

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