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235 Camshaft
#1346372 Thu Feb 13 2020 05:16 PM
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John L. Offline OP
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New in the box camshaft for a 235 small journal. Melling p/n CCS12 100.00 ships on your dime.

Re: 235 Camshaft
John L. #1347295 Thu Feb 20 2020 09:22 PM
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Is this for a splash oiler?

Re: 235 Camshaft
John L. #1347296 Thu Feb 20 2020 09:28 PM
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Looks like it is listed by Melling for cars: 1942-1953 216 & 1950-1953 216/235?
The listings do not show it for trucks.

The Master Parts Catalog shows that truck and car 216 cams were the same from 1937-1953.

The Master Parts Catalog shows 1941-1953 car and truck mechanical lifter 235 cams being the same (but, different from the 216 cam).

The Powerglide-equipped cars (50-53) had a different cam (and, they had hydraulic lifters).


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- If you have to stomp on your foot-pedal starter, either you, or your starter, or your engine, has a problem.
- The 216 and early 235 engines are not "splash oilers" - this is a splash oiler. [chevy.oldcarmanualproject.com]
Re: 235 Camshaft
John L. #1347357 Fri Feb 21 2020 03:55 PM
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Thanks.

I'm trying to help a friend find a cam. Here's the deal- He's having a custom grind done by Isky, but the core he/they had to start with is bad, so there'll need to be a good one sourced to move forward. The block is a '46 truck 235, BUT it's been machined for insert bearings in the bottom end. I don't know the status of the cam bearings. I need to find that out before anyone spends too much mental energy on it.

Re: 235 Camshaft
John L. #1347474 Sat Feb 22 2020 04:17 PM
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Tim, the 235 cam has flat spots between the lobes to clear the connecting rods, due to the longer stroke on the 235. A small-bearing 235 cam would probably work in a 216, but not the other way around.
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Re: 235 Camshaft
John L. #1348081 Thu Feb 27 2020 03:26 PM
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John L. Offline OP
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The cam does have small journals


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