In-situ flywheel timing pin replacement

Doyt W. Echelberger Doyt at
Tue Dec 24 11:06:51 EST 2002

Could you thread the 5mm pin and fit an extension on it that is threaded
(inside-diameter) ? Or just slip on an unthreaded cap with a film of
hi-temp epoxy on it, and push the cap on until the total length is again
12mm long. Once the hi-temp epoxy sets up, it won't move.

Doyt Echelberger
87 5ktq

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Kramer" <ackramer at>
Sent: Monday, December 23, 2002 7:15 AM

 > I've got a need for a creative solution here... Have a car with a timing
 > pin that's now only 5mm long. It should be 12mm. Problem is that it no
 > longer passes in front of the crank position sensor so the CPS no longer
 > picks it up.
 > I'd like to fix this w/o pulling the tranny. I have decent access to it
 > through the starter hole.

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