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    Today, 10:53 AM
    Kevin, The idler is a ratchet mechanism. Once you lift the pawl it doesn't take too much chain tension to cause the plunger to retract. You'll just...
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    Yesterday, 10:06 AM
    Kevin, We had planned to pull the cams with the motor in the car, but my car has a Ranger front cover with a giant idler pulley that once drove a...
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    03-22-2019, 10:42 PM
    papak, You can pull the cams in the car if you can get to the bolts that allow you to hold the tensioner released. I found a copy of a set of...
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    03-19-2019, 05:59 PM
    Yikes! I suspect that woke you up plenty quick!!! Hope you didn't get hurt. A former student of mine had one come through the windshield after...
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    03-13-2019, 10:55 PM
    We've nearly finished the engine assembly (:hurray:), but the temp sender was a casualty today: Which brings me to my question, where can I...
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    03-09-2019, 10:22 AM
    The engine rebuild is nearly done and it's time to clean off the bench! Here's the specs: Bore: 87.50mm Std. CR: 9:1 (2.3) 8:1 (2.0) Dish:...
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    03-09-2019, 10:00 AM
    ashyers replied to a thread What’s going on? in Canada
    I think Mike hit it on the head. I participate in a couple of auto related sites and traffic has slowed appreciably over the last few years. I'm...
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