I ended up using the same gasket, cleaned everything up, loctited the cam button bolt and torqued to 40 ft lbs. Assembled the front cover and my final cam end play was .005 I measured off a cam lobe in the valley and off the back and measured the same .005 View attachment 272575 View attachment 272576
I taped a 1.45" long label on the balancer and moved the crank 25 degrees atdc and drop the sensor in with the dot to passenger side. View attachment 272577 View attachment 272578 Is that the right gear for a roller cam? Its the stock one.
I also check the crank end play one more time and measured .005 View attachment 272583 View attachment 272579
I installed the rear freeze plug with some permatex #1
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I installed the flywheel, added a small drop of red loctite to each bolt and torqued to 60 ftlbs.
Attached the engine to the trans and got it in the car.
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That cam button bolt needs to be 70 foot pounds.
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