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Old 07/26/2008, 07:26 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by robert campbell View Post
Have the guy who built the engine also check to see if the "oil slinger" is in front of the lower timing gear. It is a thin stamp steel round slinger that throws oil up on the chain and ecentric. May want to take a close look at the chain and gears while it is apart if they did not install the slinger.

I posted about the slinger and then deleted after re-reading the symptoms. If the engine was built with a double roller chain and gears, sometimes the slinger won't fit and rubs on the inside of the timing cover. I had to leave mine off.


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