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  1. Timing chain and pistons question - video and photos

    GT (1963-1977)
    Hello everyone. I am in the process of having my cylinder head rebuilt as the head gasket was blown and I wanted to be sure the head was straight. I brought it to Norman Racing in Berkeley where they suggested to have it completely rebuilt as the components have never been changed in 45 years of...
  2. Valve Timing - checking for slipped teeth?

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    By some unfortunate set of circumstances, I managed to leave the car in gear whilst changing the rubber doughnut joint on the back of the gearbox, and am concerned I may have turned the engine backwards. I would like to check the valve timing before starting the engine in case the timing chain...
  3. Timing chain replacement during a head gasket changeout

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Question.....what is the best practice / common wisdom on replacing or not replacing the timing chain when doing a head gasket replacement? I am definitely encouraged to take this on, with the wonderful post from the Spider Technical FAQ Digest, for my 86 Quad with 107K miles. Included pix...
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