[TR] TR3B timing chain slack
TR3driver at ca.rr.com
Tue Jan 29 08:27:41 MST 2013
> What is an acceptable amount of slack in the TR3B (TCF)
> timing chain? With all the slack on the tensioner side I can
> measure 25mm of play. Is this OK?
Seems high to me, but that's not the way I was taught to judge timing chain
condition. Remove the chain from the sprockets and try to flex it sideways
in your fingers. If it will flex more than 1/4" or so, replace it. If it
is badly worn, then you should replace the sprockets as well.
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