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Old 03-17-2000, 10:15 PM
Benzmac Benzmac is offline
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The timing chains have been known to fail very early on these models.. If it has any more than 80k miles, I'd have it checked. 3 degrees is the limit on stretch. If it is out, install a new sprocket and chain, for they both have been updated.

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