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Old 08-26-2008, 10:31 PM   #21
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This is a great write up. I made sure I bookmarked this. How long did the job take from start to finish?
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Old 08-26-2008, 10:56 PM   #22
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thank you jeostang

i didn't do the job all at once....i had to wait
for my cams to come in, so i got everything
prepped in the meantime...

for me to do it all at once, would probably
take 6-8 hours....i'm not a mechanic
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Old 08-29-2008, 06:19 AM   #23
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I am so jacked to install these things myself now too.

Thanks Hammeron this thread kicks ***.

this forum makes me feel like im a mechanic
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Old 08-29-2008, 10:01 AM   #24
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you are welcome TOMBSTANG

we'll save a seat for you, at the next
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Old 08-31-2008, 11:01 AM   #25
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Not that your guide would make me want to do this myself but you did an amazing job. Great work!
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Old 08-31-2008, 11:07 AM   #26
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thanks VistaGT, it was a great project
and i learned a lot about the car in
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Old 08-31-2008, 11:42 AM   #27
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How's the "Hot Rod" cams sound? Is their a noticable difference for the price?
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Old 08-31-2008, 12:00 PM   #28
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they sound nice, i didn't compare prices
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thank you hirevn

i think we may start to see, more tuners offering
tunes for these......specially as the demand
grows
I have been talking to Bamachips about these, he actually recommends them and has done tunes for the...
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Old 08-31-2008, 10:14 PM   #30
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hey woulduno, does this mean
you might be getting the hot
rod cams?
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Old 09-01-2008, 08:33 PM   #31
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can I buy blower cams and install them even though I wont have a blower for at least a year?
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Old 09-01-2008, 10:15 PM   #32
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i would ask your tuner, if he can
create a tune with your mods and
the cams you're looking at
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Old 09-03-2008, 05:45 AM   #33
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how long did u guys have to wait for these on back order, Im curious to know how long I will have to wait cause I want these in my car NOW.........
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Old 09-03-2008, 09:48 AM   #34
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mine took about 3 weeks through
frpp, i'm sure you can get them
sooner from another source.
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Old 09-03-2008, 05:15 PM   #35
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how long did u guys have to wait for these on back order, Im curious to know how long I will have to wait cause I want these in my car NOW.........
jpc racing has them in stock. got mine in two days
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Old 09-03-2008, 11:50 PM   #36
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Where can you get the tools for less than Ford charges?

I can do my own cam replacment, but, the tools are pricey.
yeah i second that... btw hammeron yer my hero

ohhh yeah btw uh hammeron, wanna sell me the tools for cheap if yer not gonna use them again??? lolol
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Old 09-04-2008, 12:02 AM   #37
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hey nelias7306, i'm not gonna sell the tools anytime
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yeah i second that... btw hammeron yer my hero

ohhh yeah btw uh hammeron, wanna sell me the tools for cheap if yer not gonna use them again??? lolol
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Old 09-04-2008, 08:26 AM   #38
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ordered the ford tools this morning...

ordered the cams and bolts from a dealer nearby for $800

just one question before i start it though is that i noticed hammeron that you used a box wrench on the damper to keep it from moving. I'm gonna be doing this job solo so i was thinking maybe if you put it in drive and have the parking brake on maybe that would suffice to keep it from moving???? assuming there's not much slack in the drive train.
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Old 09-04-2008, 09:13 AM   #39
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hey nelias, i can see you have been thinking
through the procedure. all i can say is, test your
theory now, before starting the cam swap.

i did the job solo too... it's not hard to hold
the crank bolt, while breaking loose or torquing
the sprocket bolts.
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Old 09-04-2008, 12:27 PM   #40
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when I broke the bolts loose on the cams I didn't even have to touch the crank bolt. I just bumped the wrench a few times and they came loose pretty easy without the crank even moving. Putting them back on I did have a hand on the crank bolt though just to make sure.
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