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Re: timing belt--a better crankbolt locker
In message <email@example.com> LOACESQ@aol.com writes:
> Q: what kind of tensioner isn't adjustable?
> A: an Audi tensioner.
> Do I have this right?? The idler pulley/tensioner isn't adjustable--tension
> is adjusted with the waterpump, a device that is flat-mated to the engine
> block with an o-ring seal. I'm supposed to slide this device around to
> tension the t-belt. Meanwhile, the o-ring on its backside is being rubbed,
> twisted and abraded, and afterwards, will be expected to hold coolant under
You tension the belt by rotating the water pump. Isn't that OBVIOUS?!!
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