Speaking of the camshaft
Speaking of the camshaft, what opinion do others have as to when it should be torqued down, before the head is refitted or after? Discussing this with others, I did it after the head bolts were torqued. The idea being that if the camshaft was torqued down first then the head bolts were torqued, it could stress the camshaft. Torquing the camshaft down after the head bolts have not caused me any problems. What opinions do you guys have?
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