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Cam Synch on 3.0       #: 1290
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 Posted: Wed Sep 26th, 2018 04:08 pm
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JAMMAN

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So I'm replacing a cam synch on a 3.0 today.

I've done one. I didn't use the tool. I lined it up where it was in relation to the notch, tightened it down, the thing ran great and still does.

Then again I have over 30 years in machining.

Has anyone had a problem doing it this way, does everyone bother putting it at TDC? I've found the crank marker to be not exactly at TDC especially on the 4 cyl where the marker is plastic.

To verify TDC you would have to literally pull plug #1 and use an indicator IMO.

Doesn't it electronically compensate for mild adjustments in timing?



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 Posted: Fri Sep 28th, 2018 10:56 pm
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Replaced it,code goes away, truck runs much better. Life is good.



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