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While changing from chain drive to gear driven cams i accidently pressed the cams into the wrong holes. (The front cam in the rear hole and the rear cam in the front hole). I then pressed the cams back out of the support plate with the harley camshaft removal tool. The outer cam bearings came out with the cams and are still on the cams.

Should the bearings be ok if I simply press the camshafts with the bearings still attached back into the support plate or do I need to remove the old bearings from the camshafts, press new bearings into the support plate, and then press the cams into the correct holes in the support plate?

Thank you,

Haywood

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You need to remove the old bearings from the camshafts, press new bearings into the support plate, and then press the cams into the correct holes in the support plate?
The bearing are not reusable after being pressed out. Change them.
 

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What LittleBear said.

All the best, Ozzie
 

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Thanks for the advice.

Thanks for the advice. I got and indy to order two new bearings for me and they said they would remove the old bearings from the cam for me so I do not have to buy the tool.

Haywood.
 
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