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Camshaft

DESCRIPTION

The camshaft is made of cast iron with eight machined lobes and four bearing journals.

Fig. 7 Camshaft-Typical
Fig. 7 Camshaft-Typical

1 - CAMSHAFT
2 - LOBES
3 - BEARING JOURNAL

OPERATION

When the camshaft rotates, the lobes actuate the tappets and push rods forcing upward on the rocker arms which applies downward force on the valves.

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