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Old 12-23-2012, 09:27 AM   #484
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Originally Posted by SubiSam View Post
Those cam gears can be a real pain. Hope this thread helps. Old timing belt with vice grips works. I usually just use a plain jane 10mm allen wrench rather than a socket, and put a jack handle on it.
I broke countless tools when tearing the old engine down, on the cam gears. Twisted allen wrenches were on the list lol. I used the timing belt method, everything I could think of. I eventually drilled the heads off of the bolts. Hopefully this time it goes a little easier.
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