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3sfe had to pull head off never marked the two cames and i did what the book sead to do i put the cams on the dots that are 5 teeth apart i started the car and it run good but when i shut the car off the valves all got bent on the intake valves what am i doing wrong dos any one have a diagram to help please

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Good day, if you may just give me your email ad ill send you an engine diagram parts that you can follow,you might have misplaced something accidentally. hope this helps, have a nice day

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