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Old 02-27-2011, 08:50 PM
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Dropped the chain

While taking apart engine to pull it, dropped the cam chain in.

Anything to be aware of while taking the rest of it apart?
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Old 02-27-2011, 09:00 PM
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Hey Ola,

Depends on how far you are going to be taking things apart.

Are you going to be pulling the head, jugs, splitting the cases???

Do you have a manual to go by?? The teardown is documented in it.
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Old 02-28-2011, 11:01 PM
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While taking apart engine to pull it, dropped the cam chain in.
I've managed to do that.
If your not pulling the head and cylinders then this will get it out.



Some have had success with a magnet.
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Old 03-01-2011, 02:43 PM
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I just used a wire coat hanger. Woorked good for me when I dropped mine.
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Old 03-02-2011, 08:35 PM
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I just used a wire coat hanger. Woorked good for me when I dropped mine.
Similar. I just used a piece of stiff wire (stainless safety wrap wire) with a small hook bent into the end. Worked like a charm!
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Old 03-04-2011, 01:54 PM
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Remember

It's pretty easy to not have the chain on the teeth on the crank when reassembling. Turning it over this way is a disaster.
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Old 03-04-2011, 04:33 PM
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It's pretty easy to not have the chain on the teeth on the crank when reassembling. Turning it over this way is a disaster.
True. But I wouldn't call it a disaster so much as a chance to replace some of your intake and exhaust valves. Probably three of them...

On the bright side, it is VERY easy to verify that the chain IS fully on the teeth.
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