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i posted an engine problem on this earlier today and got lots of great help as to figure out whats going on. Basically have engine problems and have it boiled to possible timing chain skipping a couple of teeth...is there any way to tell if this is the case without taking it apart?? The dizzy rotor is turning when I try and crank so the chain isnt broken...
 

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Check to see how much the timing chain has stretched. To do this take the dizzy cap off.Put a socket on the bolt on the end of crank. Turn the crank counterclockwise till the rotor turns. Then turn it back clockwise and take note how many degrees before the rotor starts to turn. It should not be more than a few degrees. If more than that chain is shot. You can also put balancer on TDC and see if rotor points to number 1 plug wire. Make sure you are on compression stroke or rotor will point 180 degrees off.
 
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