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Old 11-05-2013, 05:46 PM
jbrianfoto jbrianfoto is offline
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Hmmm - OK - So my problem is this; I lost all of my chain slack when I was trying to put the cam sprocket back on (it suddenly pulled out of my hands) - tuirns out my vacuum pump spring tugged on it and now it is tight. So, I followed some advice and removed the vacuum pump (it was easy) - I was able to get back about 2 inches of chain, but that is no where near enough to get the chain back around the cam sprocket. My hydraulic tensioner is not installed, the vacuum pump is out, I can see the timing chain around the driver side of the sprocket (that sits behind the vacuum pump). What am I missing here? Am I supposed to try rotating the sprocket inside the area where the vacuum pump mounts? (I have not done this by the way)....

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