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Old 09-16-2013, 01:26 PM
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I'll be doing my timing chain soon and just wondering why the distributor cap needs to be removed to do this?
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It doesn't. Pull off the old timing set, line up the new one where the marks were on the old one, install.
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It doesn't. Easiest way is to pull timing cover off, turn engine over with a socket till cam timing mark is at 6 o clock and cam timing mark is at 12 o clock. Pull off the old, put on the new.
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Old 09-16-2013, 01:36 PM
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That's what I thought because the book said otherwise. Do I need a tool to remove the gears off the cam and crank
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That's what I thought because the book said otherwise. Do I need a tool to remove the gears off the cam and crank
No, they're just a slip fit. May have to pry a little.
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Mine were easy, there's a possibility you may need a puller.
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awesome, I know I need the harmonic balancer puller, certain type that doesn't grab the outside of it
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awesome, I know I need the harmonic balancer puller, certain type that doesn't grab the outside of it
It's either got threaded holes for bolts and nuts or you'll need a 3 jaw puller...
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I used two of the long bolts from the water pump with my puller to get the harmonic balancer off, but don't think i needed a puller to get the timing gears off IIRC.
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sounds easy to do. I can take apart everything up to the clutch fan in 10 minutes, the rest should be easy
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