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Old 03-27-2000, 09:51 PM
Benzmac Benzmac is offline
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You are partially correct. The loosness is because of the lack of oil pressure and where the cam is sitting and is very normal. If you have no more than 3 degrees, let it go. At or beyond 3, you will need to replace the timing chain, sprocket and tensione...Only with factory or OE manufacturer parts.

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