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Old 07-07-2017, 03:30 PM
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Chain Tensioner Tool

Guys,

My head needs to come off

With a suspected blown head gasket, job looks easy enough. Does anybody have one of these dildo looking tools to keep the timing chain tensioner in place.

If I could borrow one please and I will promise to return it, will buy a beer at the next meet



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Old 07-07-2017, 04:06 PM
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I just made one out of wood and threaded a length of wire through a hole in the end so it could be easily removed.
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Old 07-07-2017, 04:22 PM
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Cheap and was delivered fast, despite coming from US:

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Old 07-07-2017, 06:05 PM
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As Mike said, a wedge of wood is what most people use. I think there are some dimensions on the net somewhere.
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Old 07-07-2017, 06:15 PM
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The plastic ones are not robust enough IMO.
A bit of hardwood carving...
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Old 07-07-2017, 07:45 PM
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Old 07-07-2017, 08:22 PM
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Old 07-07-2017, 09:08 PM
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Excellent, thanks for the advice guys. I will get carving tomorrow with some canadian red wood spare flooring I have to hand.

Not had any offers of a lending me the tool, perhaps suggesting it was a dildo was the wrong thing. Ha Ha
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Old 07-07-2017, 09:56 PM
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Chain Tensioner Tool

This looks pretty close and may be just the job, especially as it lights up so you can see the chain better but it's a bit pricey mind! Additionally, it can wiggle itself loose once you're done.

The best bit is that the controls have been well thought out and in the base that would be sticking up and within easy reach when holding the chain in place.

Also waterproof so no worries about oil contamination.

I wonder if they do a bulk discount for a group buy?

https://www.lovehoney.co.uk/product.cfm?p=33259

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Old 07-07-2017, 10:11 PM
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That looks as if it would do the trick alright, though need to leave the batteries out so doesn't wriggle away Good size that - though thinking of it, that's one thing I am lacking in my tool box
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This looks pretty close and may be just the job, especially as it lights up so you can see the chain better but it's a bit pricey mind! Additionally, it can wiggle itself loose once you're done.

The best bit is that the controls have been well thought out and in the base that would be sticking up and within easy reach when holding the chain in place.

Also waterproof so no worries about oil contamination.

I wonder if they do a bulk discount for a group buy?

https://www.lovehoney.co.uk/product.cfm?p=33259
Darn it Ali... I just clicked on that without looking at the URL. My wife is a techie in antivirus and server management.. gonna clear my history pronto..
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Old 08-07-2017, 11:55 AM
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My wife is a techie in antivirus and server management.. gonna clear my history pronto..


In that case it's too late! She would be well ahead of your history and be tracking your activities real-time!
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Just used my tool,no problem with it,perfect fit but as mentioned a lump of wood is just as good,
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Old 08-07-2017, 10:43 PM
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Shall we all show a picture of our tools to help with the original post?

I'll get mine out tomorrow.
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Old 09-07-2017, 02:03 AM
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shall we all show a picture of our tools to help with the original post?



I'll get mine out tomorrow.


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