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Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2001 18:48:51 -0000
From: "SimonJ" <menopsam.com>
Subject: Re: 1982 900 GLi cam chain (B201 H motor)


> > > The cam chain needs to be replaced, and I am planning to > > > > > > - remove tappet cover > > > - break existing chain > > > - join to new chain (with link) > > > - rotate motor, until new chain has gone around sprockets > > > - reset tensioner > > > - join new chain > > > > > > Any comments > > > > > Dont do it, if ths chain needs replacing, so do the tensioners, and possibly > > the sprockets. > > > > > what has prompted you to develop this conclusion' How many miles are on it? > If there are enough miles on it to wear a chain out, there are enough miles on it to wear the tensioners out. > Will the 8V accept the late 16V style tensioner? Is this even the problem? > Who mentioned putting a different type of tensioner in? >Your bullets sound vine, > ???????????? Please stop top posting.

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