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timing chain replacement "tricks"

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15 minutes ago, jimk said:

Hope the extended master link doesn't catch on anything or it could be disaster, not only for the engine but for the occupants if it locks up the entire drivetrain if the engine locks.

I like living on the edge. 

In actuality, the dimensions for the single row sprocket(s), chain guide, and tensioner rail all are the same as that for the double row stuff. The extra link is just orphaned as it spins past the same real estate it's phantom brothers once lived.  

 

But what do I know

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Scary very scary    Not something that I would ever do and that is after building more than a hundred engines over my time    I would be worried about vibration, as everything gets worn will it catch on a rail?    RM european sells an oil pump chain with a removable chain link and it is a SINGLE row chain ( and cheap )     This is an accident waiting to happen   but then this is just my 3 cents worth

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1 hour ago, stephers said:

Scary very scary   

 

They said the sky would ignite when Oppenheimer  conducted the Trinity test.  

 

For me? 

 

"Now I am become detonation, the destroyer of engines". 

 

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On a final note-for any of you who are concerned. Just did the Shamrock rally today and something in the hood of 200 miles with shift points above 5K RPM.  

 

No mushroom cloud. 

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Going around with your thing sticking out like that is plain obscene.:wacko:

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14 hours ago, stephers said:

tick tock tick tock   and that's all I am going to say about this.

IF, anyone listening out there has a single row master link WITH A CLIP, I'll replace the double one. Otherwise the only single master out there I can find has to be smashed by a hammer to secure it.   Which is rather difficult to do in the engine.  

 

 

 

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