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Old 12-01-2020, 06:54 AM   #1
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Hey all

Iím preparing to finish my head installation

I have the Lower portion containing the valves installed and torqued down

Next Iím going to install the cam carrier I will use the loctite version of the sealant and I will prep both surfaces with the primer that loctite suggests

I found a copy of the B234f manual in pdf form on line this will help immensely


brickspeed.net/VolvoDocs/misc/Manual-B234Engine.pdf


My question is when installing camshafts how do you torque them down without the Volvo installation tool?

I just donít want to damage the cams or caps

Thanks guys
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Old 12-01-2020, 01:38 PM   #2
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Same as the 8v; work your way out a few turns at a time in a similar pattern as torquing down head bolts. It's not like a BMW where the cams are extremely delicate (and even then the special hold down tool isn't necessary).
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Old 12-01-2020, 02:06 PM   #3
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Most people don't find the tool necessary but I have one available to rent if you don't feel like taking a chance.
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Old 12-02-2020, 11:03 AM   #4
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Ok

Thanks guys

I will give it a try

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