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Re: Crank bolt removed...

On Thu, 29 May 1997 13:02:19 -0400, you wrote:
> [ ... ]
>Problem is, in order to align the hole in the flywheel I had to move the
>engine and now that the crank and cam bolts are removed, I have no way
>of moving the engine back to TDC.
>	IS IT NECCESSARY? Can I exchange the timing belts w/o rotating the
>engine back to TDC as long as the timing is kept corret? THANKS!

At least one q-lister has recently posted that he has often
changed timing belts in just this way: as long as nothing
moves while the belt is off, all alignment is maintained
and it matters not whether things are at TDC. I think this
passes the reasonableness test.

DeWitt Harrison   de@aztek.com
Boulder, CO
88 5kcstq (It's ALIIIIIVE!)