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Old 11-13-2011, 05:00 PM
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Ok, I got a 2002 Dodge RAM with the classic blown head gasket at 80,000 miles. I have it toredown and top dead center. SInce I am an old school engine mechanic and not used to the DOHC deal I am faced with I have a question.

I know I need to lock the Cams in place and I will need spanner pliers for the cam timing sprocket. Is there anyone who can give me a specific site to order these tools or a place to get these tools at a decent price. The cheapest price I found for the Cam lock tool is 36 bucks from Autozone. Thanks

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you can try Rockauto.com or AMAutoparts,,i did'nt use any spanners i marked my camshafts after TDC,but during the whole process they never moved meaning i did'nt change out valve seats and seals,but i did have a tough time gettin the cam sprockets back on with the chain attached..the pin will not let you put the sprocket/gear back on unless you are TDC and the cam/s have not moved on you...
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i used a pipe wrench to hold the cam to get the sprockets off and to rotate the cams to get the sprockets on
you do not need to lock them in place
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try airram they have them and just about everything else for the 4.7
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