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Old 08-23-2009, 02:15 PM
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Originally Posted by MUD CHILD
Thanks for the input, I will ditch the gear drive in favor of a good timing chain. Any suggestions as to which one to use?
Here's an example of a timing set I might use on a budget rebuild for a street motor. The crank sprocket is hardened, but the cam sprocket is not....

I might use this set if I were building a more performance-oriented motor. Both sprockets are hardened and the set is hand-matched at the factory....

If I were interested in changing the cam phasing to find the sweet spot cam-crank I might use a Hex-A-Just set like this...
and a timing cover like this to allow easy access to the adjustment....
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