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Old 1st May 2019, 16:45   #1
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Changing my cambelt at the weekend, how tight should the belt be once itís on? Cheers
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Old 14th May 2019, 19:15   #2
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I was always tought, that a good rule is that you should be able to twist the belt a 90 degrees<br><br>Sent from my SM-T560 using Tapatalk<br><br>
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^^ I've heard the same, that you should be able to deflect (twist) the belt 90 degrees or so on its longest part between cam and crank. Change water pump also as a new belt with a slightly different tension will almost guarantee that it starts leaking
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Old 18th May 2019, 20:36   #4
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Yeah great advice, good idea to replace the water pump, as if it starts leaking youll have to do the job all over again<br><br>Sent from my SM-T560 using Tapatalk<br><br>
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