To Saturntech9, I read through postings with JM. From March 2011, Great info. I have a 1998 Saturn SL2 DOHC. Had to replace cracked head. Got a rebuilt one from Ebay. Head is bolted down and torqued. Also, got new timing chain PCI TS13126. Made alteration to pivoting guide bolt hole, just like you noted with JM. Now moves freely after tighting. My problem is I bolted new cam sprockets to cam. Moved crank CCW back to TDC from 90. Using 3/16 drill blanks to check alignment. The left side cam sprocket hole lines up with hole in cylinder head, right side is off. I used 7/8 wrench on cam body flats to move cam enough to insert alignment pin. Then I put timing chain over top and bottom sprockets lining up black links in chain with dimples in cam sprockets. And 2 black links to bottom tooth on crank sprocket. Installed the guides and now can barely get tensioner in place. It is fully retracted and can't get bolts in to hold in place. It seems like the slack in chain is between the cam sprockets. Could the rebuilt head have alignment problems? Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks Tony
have the same problem?
Thursday, June 28th, 2012 AT 6:07 AM