Replacing Timing Cover

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Replacing Timing Cover

Postby Aaron » Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:52 am

Hi, guys. Probably a simple question, but what's the best way to install the upper timing cover with the engine already in the car? It doesn't seem like it can be squeezed in without dropping the motor in some way.
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Re: Replacing Timing Cover

Postby FC Zach » Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:08 am

It's doable. A tight squeeze but doable.
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Re: Replacing Timing Cover

Postby FC Zach » Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:13 am

1/4" drive ratchet, extension and socket as well as ratcheting wrench.
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Re: Replacing Timing Cover

Postby GT4_DRED » Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:57 pm

drop the two nuts that hold the pass. motor mount to the engine (not the chassis) and jack that side of the motor up. You should have enough clearance; works for me.
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