[Vwdiesel] Replace the Cam Seal?

LBaird119 at aol.com LBaird119 at aol.com
Thu Apr 17 11:49:29 EDT 2003

> I actually "sorta" use the cam
>  lock plate to HELP hold the cam when tightening and
>  loosening the cam sprocket bolt, but I also wedge a
>  big fat screwdriver through the sprocket holes and
>  give the wrench a sharp blow to break the bolt loose
>  and use a torque wrench to tighten. I mainly keep the
>  plate in there to keep the cam from moving to keep the
>  timing dead on.

  Not a good idea.  That's how the one cam got broken in the first
place. I did that once and never again.  Plate doesn't go in until
last thing anymore!  I had one cam with both sides broken like
that.  I think I was the one that broke the second side.  :P  It was
still fine, just HAD to eyeball that one for timing.

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