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1951 bsa a7 camshaft
« on: 19.05. 2014 05:39 »
Hi guys
Need to know if the camshaft end float is taken up when the gear is tightened. Thanks
Anji

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Re: 1951 bsa a7 camshaft
« Reply #1 on: 19.05. 2014 06:22 »
Anji the cork washers that go between the breather "top hat" and the cam gear take up the end float.

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Re: 1951 bsa a7 camshaft
« Reply #2 on: 19.05. 2014 10:39 »
And use a cork of the right thickness. 1/2 mm squish is enough. I had a long stroke here last week, the cork was that thick the top hat and inner cover were badly galled and the motor was hard to turn over. *eek*
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Re: 1951 bsa a7 camshaft
« Reply #3 on: 19.05. 2014 17:22 »
And use a cork of the right thickness. 1/2 mm squish is enough. I had a long stroke here last week, the cork was that thick the top hat and inner cover were badly galled and the motor was hard to turn over. *eek*
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Re: 1951 bsa a7 camshaft
« Reply #4 on: 19.05. 2014 17:23 »
Anji the cork washers that go between the breather "top hat" and the cam gear take up the end float.

Thanks Brian