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Camshaft bearings? Remove engine. Should I continue? Also remove: Valve Rocker covers, Valve rockers, push rods, lifters (which requires removal of the intake manifold), front accessory brackets which includes A/C compressor, Alternator, power steering pump, water pump, smog pump if equipped, timing case cover, timing chain and gears, then Ta DA!!!!! the camshaft! Then you'll need a special camshaft bearing removal / installation tool, and of course you'll also need the knowledge to know that you'll have to align the oil holes in the bearings with the oil holes in the block casting so that the new bearings and the top end of the engine will get the necessary lubrication! In most cases, I would have to mention that if you have to ask this question, you probably are not yet ready to perform the procedure. But no one says you're not ready to learn! Good Luck!

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