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I have my Crower stage 2's and the Aem installation tool and im waiting on my cam gears from mcnews and I wanted to know if anyone had some usefull tips they could lend me as far as any special tools, sealants, or extra parts that I would need. I have the instructions printed out and ive went over them many times so I dont need help with the install, just the little stuff. Thanks.
 

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Originally posted by Vegeta:
or extra parts that I would need.
<font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">I just got my Crower Stage II cams. The card that comes with the cams says to set your intake valve clearance to .010 inch. The factory spec is .11-.18mm (.0043-.007 inch). So, you will need new valve buckets to increase the clearance to the Crower spec.

The exhaust clearance from Crower is .012 inch, Ford is .27-.34mm (.0106-.0133 inch), close enough.

By the way, these are measured cold. 20 +- 5 degrees C (68 +- 9 degrees F)

I know the Crower web site has different numbers, but a call to Crower confirms that the CARD has the right numbers.

There are lots of differing views on this.

Just my .02
 

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So its really not a simple bolt on.

Where do you order the valve buckets from? What is the part number.

CAMs should come with these.
 

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A lot of people have done it as a drop in.

I think i'll do it "by the book".

My local ford dealer sells the buckets for about $10.00 each.
 

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Would any one have the part numbers for the buckets or should my Ford dealer be competent enough to figure it out. Oh and thanks for the info
 

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Originally posted by Blue01Street:
A lot of people have done it as a drop in.

I think i'll do it "by the book".

My local ford dealer sells the buckets for about $10.00 each.
<font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">Thats the way to go!
 

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take ur time...

exhaust the whole tube of break-in lube...

when u go on ur 1st drive, pick up 2 oil changes worth b4 u return home (short drive then drain the oil and breakin lube)...

make sure ur torque wrench is workin properly...

double and triple check all ur torque settings...

buy new cam gear bolts, dont reuse old 1s...

just a few 4 ya,

-Ult
 
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