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Old 05-14-2010, 08:40 PM   #47
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Originally Posted by RickNC View Post
Ok I am doing this now. Found the belt to be really loose. When I got in there I found that the idler pulley bolt had snapped. I don't know how it was even running. So when the cover came off the idler fell off and the belt came off. I think I also bumped the cam sprocket. So now I wonder how I am going to make sure the timing is correct with no belt...........
If the belt fell off as stated above, putting the crank pin in won't help the cam sprocket position. Slow down. Look at the opposite end of the cams, are the slots fairly close to parallel? You can't just spin them. If so you should be able to wiggle the bar into place. That's what I did. LUK
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