Replacing cam bearings?

Discussion in 'Other Service and Maintenance' started by wideopen88, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. wideopen88

    wideopen88 Member

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    I am in the process of replacing my cam chain tensioners on my 02' 88 twin cam in my Heritage. 38,000 miles. Harley sells a cam kit with all the gaskets that also has cam bearings for the cam plate and in motor case. I hadn't thought about doing the bearings. Does everyone replace those bearings when that far in no matter what? Thanks
     
  2. HDDon

    HDDon Experienced Member Contributor Retired Moderators

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    You do want to replace those bearings. Make sure you replace them with Torrington bearings.
     
  3. Redfish-Joe

    Redfish-Joe Senior Member

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    I believe this is the correct number for the bearings for the 88: Torrington B-148 bearings.
     
  4. TripleJ

    TripleJ Senior Member

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  5. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Always replace the bearings:s
     
  6. Jade_Bagger

    Jade_Bagger New Member

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    Wideopen88, keep us (me) posted on your decisions along the way, please! I'm in the process of doing the same project. Thanks
    Mike