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shupee

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cam part numbers help???
« on: January 31, 2012, 07:01:47 PM »
  About 5-6 years ago I bought what was supposed to be a 30-30 Factory NOS cam. Paid $$$ for it and to be honest never really looked at, just had the shortblock rebuilt.My buddy that built the engine pulled it out of the tube and installed it. I finally got around to putting the engine in the car and it ran about 100 miles and took several lobes off. I now believe I've been screwed I set the lash at .028 so it should have been fine. The numbers off the back of the cam are as follows:

  11-25-02             pretty safe bet this is the manufacture date
    955 ???
   0288           both these are on the cam itself
     D3

  at this point My guess is it's actually a 288 hydraulic cam that someone stuck in the GM cardboard sleeve???/ any thoughts???

Oaklyss

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Re: cam part numbers help???
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2012, 01:24:15 AM »
They don't look like factory numbers to me. Anything cast into to cam besides what your showing? like 3849347?
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Re: cam part numbers help???
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2012, 07:25:00 PM »
I have a factory 140 cam it has no factory part numbers not all cams came with the # on it