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Re: Harmonic balancer/pulley wobble.

Last time I noticed a wobbling pulley -
my crankshaft was broken!
(On a chevy 502" due to lack of oil at a main bearing)
And then the engine sat - and spoiled 2 pistons, rods etc

So check it out

Claus Vegener

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Berrevoets <peterb@mysysltd.com>
To: Quattro List <quattro@audifans.com>
Date: 21. juli 1999 10:18
Subject: Harmonic balancer/pulley wobble.

>Puzzling over how to loosen the bolt holding this little piece on, I had
>occasion to watch it spin and noticed that it appears to wobble front to
>back a tiny amount, about 1 to 1.5 mm.  Almost as though it was on crooked
>or bent.
>There is no noticeable vibration or noise from the engine at any speed that
>seems out of place.  Is this wobble normal?
>Maybe the bolt has loosened itself just in time for me to change the timing
>Peter Berrevoets
>1990 Weebel TQ