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AEM CAM GEARS HELP

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by 95sir, Mar 10, 2004.

  1. 95sir

    95sir Senior Member

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    I bought a paid of the old school aem cam gears from a friend and one of the allen bolts( not sure what they are called) is stripped. Is there any specific replacement that I should use? Or should I call aem and get the replacments?
     
  2. E_SolSi

    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    if you have any bolts left take one to the auto parts / hardware store and get bolts that match

    AEM cam gears are known for slipping, and they allow wayyyyy too much room for adjustment, so when they do slip you will usually end up destroying your engine

    if you do use the AEMs replace ALL of the bolts with stronger ones, and get some LockTite and put it on the bolts before you tighten them

    or sell them to someone else and get some cam gears that do not allow more than +/- 5 degrees of adjustment
     
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    Smonkeyboy Senior Member

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    yeah, i say sell them do someone else and either get some toda, skunk 2 or spoon, since i believe they are all 6bolt
     
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    95sir Senior Member

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    STR is a great brand to
     
  6. h22bubbleback

    h22bubbleback Senior Member

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    he is absolutly correct...it happned to my friends single cam...the aftermath was insane....
     
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