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Re: replacing timing chain (archive)

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Posted by john on June 21, 2000 at 10:23:25:

In Reply to: replacing timing chain posted by yiorgos on June 15, 2000 at 08:00:22:

Hi. I'm planning to replace my chain soon. I'm at 90k miles. Can you give me the parts and part numbers and estimate cost of each? I just installed a Dinan exhaust sprocket and already have the gasket kit.
Should I do it with my plan to install the EVO2 intake camshaft available thru TurnerMotors. Thanks in advance.
: I replaced my timing chain last month @ 185K Km.

: the cost & effort to do this myself made me, initially, to consider using a split type chain as opposed to the closed one originally installed. On second thought I realized that my peace of mind @ 7000rpm dictated doing the job properly and decided to & change the whole works: chain, rails, tensioners, cam sprockets, tensioner plunger seals etc.

: Upon opening the front cover I realized that the 'god of drifting' must have been protecting me & mi baby somehow.

: To cut a long story short, the condition of the chain tensioners/sliders was really bad & completely justified the expense & efford involved renewing them.

: In my opinion this is not a job to cut corners. Take your time & do it properly.

: e.mail me if you want any details of the job.

: yiorgos

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