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Old 05-08-2003, 03:42 AM
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Timing chain stretch

How many degrees of stretch is OK before you need to replace the timing chain.
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Old 05-08-2003, 05:08 AM
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It is different depending on the engine.
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How much on a 1995 500 SL
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Old 05-08-2003, 01:33 PM
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I think on all of the V-8's about 7-8* stretch is max.
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