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Old 05-04-2012, 10:59 PM   #1
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Default what pinto camshaft is this? cam timing won't line up

Hi all,
I have a 2 litre pinto engine from a Sierra in a Morris Oxford and I can't get my cam timing to line up with the mark on the cam pulley, it either goes one side of the dot or the other. I have inspected my camshaft and I can see the following marks in the end nearest the bulkhead
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And the mark: GC 5 on the top. Is this a standard camshaft or different?
Any help will be much appreciated.
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Old 06-04-2012, 09:58 AM   #2
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Hi,

I have seen this done before, is it a Series VI Oxford? I guess you have the 5 speed box as well?

Sorry, can't help you with the camshaft question though.

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Old 06-04-2012, 11:19 AM   #3
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Yes it is, and yes I have a 5 speed type 9 box
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hi if its a ford cam it will have ford stamped inbetween the lobes towards the rear if i remember correctly
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Yes it is, and yes I have a 5 speed type 9 box
Dad has the same, bet it goes far better than the standard B series engine or at least it will do once you get it running.

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Old 06-04-2012, 02:04 PM   #6
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hi if its a ford cam it will have ford stamped inbetween the lobes towards the rear if i remember correctly
most of the race cams i ve worked with in stock cars through the years all had ford stamped on them,
most are standard ford cams reground
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Old 07-04-2012, 09:33 PM   #7
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This one only had the figures mentioned. I can't see the ford badge anywhere
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