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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-18-2019, 03:37 PM Thread Starter
 
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2008 Teryx ruining cams

I have an 08 Teryx that lost power pretty quickly finally figured out the rear cam lobes were wore down to nothing. I replaced the head, rocker arms, valves, and cam. After maybe an hour of riding it is starting to wear the new cam pretty bad. It doesn't seem to be getting oil to the head. Any one know where to start looking?
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I have an 08 Teryx that lost power pretty quickly finally figured out the rear cam lobes were wore down to nothing. I replaced the head, rocker arms, valves, and cam. After maybe an hour of riding it is starting to wear the new cam pretty bad. It doesn't seem to be getting oil to the head. Any one know where to start looking?
First thing that comes to mind is the oil tubes that connect the case to the heads when you drop the heads on. dont know if its a return or pressure though. and or check oil pressure

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I just pulled the head and checked the oil tube. It was clear. Can't check oil pressure without putting it all back together can I?
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The front cam seems to be getting plenty of oil.
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and that tube was dry also? and seals tight? all i can suggest is clean all passages you can access and try it again with assembly lube on that cam. and you can probably add oil though the valve adjuster access while you get oil pressure readings or to see if it cleared

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Tube wasn't completely dry, but I had poured some oil in the head when I put the new one on. Seals looked good. Guess I'll start tearing it down to check the rest of the passages.
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