Go Back   PowerStrokeArmy > Power Strokes > 7.3 Tech

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #21  
Old 08-13-2019, 08:16 AM
Rodslinger's Avatar
Rodslinger Rodslinger is offline
Lieutenant
Member's Gallery
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Lake Havasu City, Airidzona
Posts: 989
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by fastersteve View Post
So I haven't torn into one of these yet. Isn't there a plate to to keep the cam from walking, and what holds the gear to the cam? Why/how would the gear move on the cam without affecting timing?
I assume there's some thrust from the helical cut gears, but why is this not an issue on stock motors?


The gear is pressed on. Yes there is a a bolt on plate to keep the cam from walking. Once the cam is in and bolted, youd have some catastrophic failure for it to lose cam timing.

I think the problem on mine lives in the front cover and its distance to the cam gear.
__________________
2000 Ford 7.3 4x4 Diesel Excursion. ******** tooning, TRI turbo, Jon Wood stage 2 trans, Custom PPG Waterborn Paint, Nitto 33" Trail Grapplers, Autometer gauges, 4"downpipe, 05 Harly Davidson lights, Custom billet grille, Sony DVD, Alpine Amps, other junk.


1995 Ford 7.3 F250 4x4 Super Cab. Power Hungry Preformance tooned, Rosewood Diesel stage 1 injectors, 6.Oh intercooler, Custom PPG Paint, 37" Toyo M/T, Sir Michels rollpan, Mickey Thompson 17" custom rims, and more.
  #22  
Old 08-13-2019, 08:35 AM
lincolnlocker's Avatar
lincolnlocker lincolnlocker is offline
General
Member's Gallery
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: central new york
Posts: 26,206
Default

Stock motors dont turn the rpm or put as much torque on everything. Thats why it should get welded on. The bolt and plate just keep it from pushing off the end and out of the front cover. I had this issue on my dually and it was a mofo to diagnose. When the cam gear moves, it loses signal with the cps. That is how it affects timing.

live life full throttle
__________________
00,f350,4x4,cc,drw. Sold... good bye ole girl. I will miss you
15,f350,4x4,cclb, not stock
god bless america and the farmer who feeds your fat ass
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:26 AM.

 

Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

Designed by Military Ltd