Originally Posted by staticsword
Ok, I finally found someone today to install the cams at a decent price next weekend. However his concern is that when he opens the engine up to install them, dealing with the chain may be a pain. He said if he has to deal with the tension in the chain then it will turn into a 6-8 hour job rather than a 2-3 hours job. Does anyone know if it the engine cover comes off without realising the chain tension?
yeah, you need to release the chain tension to get the chain off of the cam gears. If your buddy doesn't have the cam alignment tool you should wait until you get one to do the install.