Section 0 - Engine Disassembly and Assembly - Group 00
Camshaft - Installation (0-75)
B Series Shop Manual
Lubricate the camshaft journals and lobes with Lubriplate
Position the camshaft/cam gear assembly into the cylin-
der block up to the last journal.
Refer to section 1 for assembly of cam gear on the cam-
Install the camshaft. While pushing in slightly, rotate the
camshaft and carefully work the camshaft through the
camshaft 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 be installed.
Before the camshaft gear is engaged with the crankshaft
gear, check the camshaft for ease of rotation. When in-
stalled correctly, the camshaft will rotate freely.
Lubricate the thrust plate with Lubriplate 105 .
Align the timing marks as illustrated and install the thrust