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    Oil pump change.

    When changing the oil pump (just from maintenance point of view. No sign of failure) do you change the chain and tensioner too?

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    You don't need to no but... if you plan to then you have to remove the crank pulley and the front cover to do it... you will need a new crank seal and crank pulley bolt too... torque is 65ftlbs + 90 degrees for the crank bolt

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    Quote Originally Posted by ;1981557
    You don't need to no but... if you plan to then you have to remove the crank pulley and the front cover to do it... you will need a new crank seal and crank pulley bolt too... torque is 65ftlbs + 90 degrees for the crank bolt

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    Not planning on changing chain unless need to. Was considering changing the tensioner and pick up tho due to their low cost.

    Is the tensioner easily accessible.
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    ...and on my new engine




    As I said mate... its pulley off then cover off and you can get to the chain and the tensioner

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    Was hoping tensioner was more accessible.
    Will leave well alone unless any signs of wear.

    Thank you

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    My tensioner was well worn (grooved by the chain), so i got the complete kit inc chain

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    Quote Originally Posted by s3dave View Post
    My tensioner was well worn (grooved by the chain), so i got the complete kit inc chain
    At mileage was that on Dave?

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    Whats the tensioner like on the block i gave you dave? Thats 150k too.

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    I don't recall fitting a new seal on mine or a new bolt! Actually for that matter I don't remember much from my engine build weekend
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