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Properly installing timing belts on EA82?


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#26 PHATBRAT

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Posted 24 October 2003 - 12:10 PM

Well, I am just happy we cleared it up for him before he tried to drive away and have his belt fall off. :lol:

Boy, He'd have been mad as hell huh?

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Posted 24 October 2003 - 03:46 PM

I'm guessing he would take it out on you, I'm too far away:lol:

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Posted 18 January 2004 - 01:03 AM

For those of us who happen to possess a perfectly ordinary belt tension guage but don't have access to your fancy schmancy spanner adapter for Subaru ea82 cam sprockets (part no 998374598734-a), if I have new belts AND a new head gasket, BELT TENSION should be in the 35-55 ft lb range. And if either of those things is other than new, BELT TENSION should be 24-46 ft lbs.
So far, so good.
But where should I measure the tension? Right next to the tensioner? On the other side? And for new belts, when should I measure? Should I turn the crank a few times first?

This is more than idle curiosity. After doing the full head gasket ordeal, I find the parts folks at Kragen have given me one correctly sized belt (#2), and something entirely different. Sooo.... I need specs and procedure for a half-assed job.

Help?

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Posted 18 January 2004 - 10:05 AM

I just wanted to second the fact that the timing belt idler pulley bearing is a standard bearing so it is readily available. I got mine at NAPA.

#30 MilesFox

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Posted 19 January 2004 - 12:52 AM

try reading this, it describes the entire belt procedure, with pics
http://www.warpthree.../timingbelt.htm

the haynes book is not wrong, but the pic does not show the crank rotation

the idea is rotate the crank 360 degrees, so the cam turns 180. bitche d belt jobs either missed that step, or turned the first cam 360 deg




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