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Problems using Cam Mate

Question asked by Michael Bunch on Jun 24, 2011
Latest reply on Jun 24, 2011 by Troy Peterson

Hi everyone


I'm trying to model a simple cylinder head for an engine and I'm stuck on getting the cam shaft to mate. After I define the mate and rotate the cam shaft to see if it works, it pushes the valves down. Then I press rebuild to have the springs compress then things go crazy. 


This is what I start with

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I have the cam mate set for the first valve and then rotate the cam and it pushes down the valve like it should.


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Then I press rebuild so the spring will reset and things go crazy.


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I have no idea what would cause this.


I'm going to attach the files for the assembly so feel free to play around with it if you want.


Note: the springs where designed top down in the assembly and saved as internal files


Thanks in advance!