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It's quite a job. In a lot of cars the engine has to be removed because there is not enough room up in front for the in and out of the camshaft. You need to go to a car parts store, and get a repair manual for your car. They cost about $16.00 Or, go to a Public Library.

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How do I change a 305 cam sensor?

To change a 305 cam sensor, locate it beside the camshaft. Disconnect the electrical plug of the sensor and remove the hold-down bolt to take off the cam sensor. Replace with new.Ê


How much horsepower does a cam add to a 305?

Depends on the cam.


Does a 1992 305 come with a hydraulic roller cam?

The 92 did not have a roller cam in it.


Valve adjustment on a 305 solid roller cam?

Follow the recommendations from the cam manufacturer.


Will a cam out of a 80 to 85 305 work in your 1976 305?

YES it will there is no difference in the design of the camshaft.


Do the Chevy 305 with a roller cam have a lot of power?

A Chevy 305 with a roller cam will have MORE power than a 305 with a flat tappet cam if both are installed in the same engine. The horsepower of any 305 depends on what all is done to the engine. Changing from flat tappet to roller will gain some. There are other ways to increase horsepower and there are other ways to increase torque.


Can you run a Chevy 350 cam in a Chevy 305 with stock 305 heads?

Yes, but running a 350 cam with 305 heads is not effective,you need to run 350 heads as well. In order to benefit from a 350 cam you need something to flow that extra fuel and air, so using 350 heads along side of the 350 cam will be the cheapest and best choice. HAVE FUN!! A 350 head can physically bolt onto a 305 block. However, 350 heads can have the valves extend into the cylinder and contact the cylinder wall (even with the smaller 305 cam). The 350 cam in the 305 with stock heads will work. You wont want to use 350 heads you will lose compression due to the largers combustion chambers.


What a up grade cam for 305 Chevy?

Contact the cam manufacturer of your choice for a recommendation based on your application.


What is the difference between a Chevrolet 305 and the Chevrolet 305 HO?

Different pistons, bigger valves, different cam.


Is there any difference between the Chevrolet 305 and the 305 HO?

different pistons and cam, bigger intake valves.


Will Chevy 350 cam fit a 305?

The cams interchange.


Where is the cam shaft sensor on a 1997 Chevy 305?

It is in the Distributor.


Can you put a cam in a 1986 305 Chevy Caprice?

yes I can.


Can you use a 350 cam in a 305 engine with its original lifters?

Yes, but you must keep the lifters with the cam they were originally used with.


What would be a good cam for a 91 Chevy 305 stock?

Contact the cam manufacturer of your choice for a recommendation based on your application.


1987 IROC Z-28Did they build a roller cam 305?

yes


Can a double overhead cam replace single cam ford engine?

No.


1997 Chevy 305 have hydrilc lifters?

YES it does and it is a roller cam and hydraulic lifters.


Can you replace a 350 with a 305 in a 1992 Chevy?

yes


Replace 305 with 350 in Chevy Caprice?

Go for it


What is the difference between a 305 and a 305 HO in the 1984 z28?

The HO engine had higher compression, bigger intake valves, and a different cam. Also, it was painted black.


How much horse power can you get by putting in a 262 h cam in a stock 81 305?

Call the cam manufacturer. They can do computer simulations that approximate the before and after horsepower.


Does a 1990 chevy 305 have a roller cam?

If it's a HO then it definitely does, if its the normal one, you might not.


Did the 305 come with a rolling hydraulic cam?

Later versions did, 87 and up. Earlier ones did not.


When the timing belt is replace what else you have to replace?

On some vehicles the cam belt drives the water pump. On these type vehicles it is advisable to replace the water pump at the same time as the cam belt.