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#26 Loyale 2.7 Turbo

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Posted 18 November 2011 - 12:21 PM

The only thing I miss from the timing belts' Covers, is the tiny point (Timing Mark) in the Back part of the Timing belt covers, that is intended for Timing Synchronization, because it went away with the Covers ... :banghead: ... I will Try to make my own timing Marks on the Metal Surface Behind.

But before that, I'll Like to know How you
(The people who Run their EA82's without Timing belt Covers) did to stamp the Timing Marks.

Anyone has Pics to Post?

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Edited by Loyale 2.7 Turbo, 16 August 2016 - 04:34 PM.


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Posted 18 November 2011 - 12:26 PM

I only leave off the front covers, the backs are still on, so the timing marks are visible.

(And porcupines LOVE plywood. They seem to go after the glue.)

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Posted 18 November 2011 - 12:27 PM

OK, too late for Me, I Removed everything...

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Posted 18 November 2011 - 12:29 PM

The dot on the cam towers will line up with the seam on the valve covers where the rubber gasket is.

For 0 deg TDC #1, the passenger side cam dot will be pointing at the sharp edge of the valve cover just above the 'SUBARU'

When the timing belts are serviced, and the crank pulley is removed, the woodruff keyway will be at 6 o'clock position for the III mark on the flywheel.

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Posted 18 November 2011 - 12:54 PM

Thank you! ... I understood almost all of the above, except this:

... the woodruff keyway ...


Have you Done your own timing Marks?

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Posted 18 November 2011 - 01:49 PM

the woodruff key is the little slot on the crank snout that locates the timing sprockets and crank pullet to the crank snout. Without it, the sprockets would turn independednt of the crankshaft.

I am not sure what other tems to call it, a slot, a keyway, but the type of keyway it is would be called a woodruff key (half circle key into slot)

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Posted 18 November 2011 - 03:29 PM

Thanks, Now I Understand. Locally, that is referred to, as the "Seguro" in spanish means the "Lock" or Locking tab in this case.

So, Do you have Pictures of whatever mark have you done to the engine to substitute the covers' marks? :confused:


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Posted 18 November 2011 - 03:43 PM

The pulley will be arranged like this. The tooth above the dot will be inline with the valve cover when looking from the top.

Notice the position of the bolts, and the location of the roll pin.

when the cam is 180 deg rotated, the dot will still line up with the valve cover gasket.

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Posted 18 November 2011 - 04:10 PM

This is an Excellent answerThumbup.jpg

The other side is the Same, isn't it?


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Posted 18 November 2011 - 04:24 PM

yes, same goes for the other side as well

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Posted 18 November 2011 - 04:30 PM

Thank you again... You're So Kind! :)

I will take Pictures and post here, so you can see my "Naked" EA82 :burnout:

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Posted 25 November 2011 - 02:07 PM

Here you can see how the (dirty) engine Looks without the Covers on my BumbleBeast:
 

NakedTimingBelts.jpg


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Posted 25 November 2011 - 02:12 PM

I Went Wheelin' in my BumbleBeast and I Made a Short Video while Driving,

 

but also it has many angles of the "Naked" Timing belts in Motion.
 

Here you can see it:

https://www.youtube....h?v=kFVs7W4Va44

 



Please, Let me Know what do you Think about it.

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Edited by Loyale 2.7 Turbo, 17 August 2016 - 10:52 AM.


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Posted 25 November 2011 - 02:13 PM

If that white dot on the sprocket is the timing mark, it looks to be one notch away from being at #1 TDC in the overall rotation of the engine.

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Posted 25 November 2011 - 02:16 PM

Yes, that is because the engine already ran and Stopped randomly the White Spot.

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Posted 25 November 2011 - 02:38 PM

I find that the motor will naturally rest at this mark when shutting down more often than not.

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Posted 25 November 2011 - 02:51 PM

That's pretty interesting.


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Posted 25 November 2011 - 03:05 PM

Hey, so I'm getting ready to do my timing belts and water pump, and am wanting to take off my covers as well, just wanted to make sure that living in Colorado won't add any extra hassles with having them off. I should probably note that last winter, I came out from work to find all of my tires completely iced over. I can't imagine that would be very good for the belts. Also, mine doesn't have the nice little guard under them like I've seen on some in the junkyard, will this make a difference? Thanks.

Btw, the Bumble Beast is looking nice. :brow:

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Posted 25 November 2011 - 03:06 PM

I like the video. I added it to my 'favorites' on my channel.
What software do you edit with? I have yet to try special effects in my videos.

I think it would be a neat idea to make a video of open timing belts, and throw a bunch of rocks, sand and other debris at them while running. Not suggesting you do it on your car, though! I would do so on my own car for demonstration.

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Posted 25 November 2011 - 03:08 PM

... I should probably note that last winter, I came out from work to find all of my tires completely iced over. ...

 

Snow could be a Problem, I've seen pics of engine bays completely Drown in Snow, during fast winter winds; then snow becomes solid as Rock... The small guard you saw, could be helpful to avoid small twigs and branches to reach the Belts.

 

 

...the Bumble Beast is looking nice. :brow:

 

Thank you! ... I'm Glad that you like it!  :) 


Edited by Loyale 2.7 Turbo, 17 August 2016 - 11:01 AM.


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Posted 25 November 2011 - 03:16 PM

I like the video. I added it to my 'favorites' on my channel...

 

Thank you! :)

 

 

... What software do you edit with? I have yet to try special effects in my videos...

 

I use Pinnacle Studio HD, I has another videos on my Youtube's Channel:

~► www.youtube.com/loyale27turbo

But Youtube removed a couple of my videos, because I had the music from "Iron Maiden" :headbang: and "Within Temptation" in their Background, due something related to the copyrights.


Edited by Loyale 2.7 Turbo, 17 August 2016 - 11:04 AM.


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Posted 25 November 2011 - 04:02 PM

OK. I have pinnacle studio 14 as well. some of my videos have background music from a radio or car, and i have gotten copyright claims on them to where the song and artist are displayed with the video. I only had one video where the sound was removed by youtube.




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