B3.9 and B5.9 Series Engines
Section 1 - Cylinder Block - Group 01
Install the camshaft. While pushing in slightly, rotate the
camshaft and carefully work the camshaft through the cam-
shaft bushings. As each camshaft journal passes through
a bushing, the camshaft will drop slightly and the camshaft
lobes will catch on the bushings. Rotating the camshaft will
free the lobe from the bushing and allow the camshaft to
Do not try to force the camshaft into the camshaft bore
or damage to the camshaft bushing can result.
Before the camshaft gear engages the crankshaft gear,
check the camshaft for ease of rotation. When installed
properly, the camshaft should rotate freely.
Install the thrust washer, align the timing marks as illus-
trated, and finish installing the camshaft.
Install the thrust washer capscrews.