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Timing chain wear

Post by demo2 » Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:12 am

Can anyone tell me how to correctly measure this?
I replaced gears and chain with a kent vernier setup 3000 miles back, i am now stripping the engine and there is slack in the chain and you can move the cam slightly in each direction with the slack in the chain. I know there will be a certain amount of slack but cant find any answer as to how to measure it. Anyone got any answers?



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Re: Timing chain wear

Post by stevieturbo » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:20 pm

Slight...really does sound like a little though...

LS example and he says it is new. I've certainly seen used chains with this much and my own is probably the same although I have a chain "dampener" as they call it in between the two gears which sort of restricts the flopping about





Rover V8...not sure he he's saying 106 miles, or 106,000 miles

9.85 @ 144.75mph
202mph standing mile
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgWRCDtiTQ0

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Re: Timing chain wear

Post by demo2 » Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:52 am

I have a video of it on my phone but not sure how to upload it.

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Re: Timing chain wear

Post by stevieturbo » Sat Aug 11, 2018 3:12 pm

probably easiest to stick it on youtube or something
9.85 @ 144.75mph
202mph standing mile
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgWRCDtiTQ0

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