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Old 06-24-2008, 11:52 AM
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Lol after 50 pushups, well I cant pull it cause I don't have an engine puller or all the tools to do that kind of job. I know people can rent them but I don't have the time or money to do that sort of job right now. I already had to buy many tools just to do this job. I am really new at doin stuff like this. I have knowledge but not experience. This is my first time doing something this major.
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I see you are in Ohio. I'll come over and help if you are not too far. You can borrow what need from me too. My garage is in cleveland on 130th street.
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I have seen the corners clipped off before. We used to do this when doing timing chains. It doesnt take much to make it so it will wiggle on. I am not a fan of sealer only but I have seen it done and it does work if done properly. Just be careful not to get it in the pan.
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Well I just installed my timing cover and tried the first time to put a small bead on the pan then the cover but I was not able to get the bead to stay right on the pan so I cleaned it all off then I just took my timing cover and just filled in the lower lip area with a bunch of silicone and just slowly pushed it in almost straight to where it aligned on the dowel pins. I then put in my cover bolts and just kind of hand tightend them a little and let it sit for a little while. Then I tried to put just a little more silicone around the outer part of the timing cover where it mates to the pan and it looks like a mess but it looks like I got everything. As long if the silicone did not fall off on the inside wich it looks like it didn't. I am keeping fingers crossed for this weekend. I am going to put on the water pump tomorrow and then do a little here and there and should have it ready to start by next weekend. But I dont have another day off till next Tuesday from work so its hard to get enough time to do stuff with it. I will post and let you guys know what happens. Thanks
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