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Urgent help with ly7 vz timing chains from mace!!!!

Discussion in 'Mace Engineering' started by Callum433, Jan 26, 2019.

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    So long as you haven't "forced" it to turn it should still be fine. What was the reason for work to start with?
     
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    It turned over without too much effort by hand with a ratchet with a couple springy spots that I just assumed were the valve springs. They seemed a bit hard from what I remember about springs so I'm gonna say it's probably a cooked engine :(
     
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    plugs in or out?
     
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    Most of the plugs were still in I think at that point at best one bank was out but I know I didn't take all of them out
     
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    As for doing it in the first place I got the rattle after driving it for 2 weeks after purchase. I'm only a first year and don't make enough to pay for it to be done. Saved up and bought the mace set and set out to do it at home
     
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    Im a single dad on centerlink, I hear ya pain. How bad was the "sludge"?
    Mine started as a rattle too, then one day it wouldnt start. I had the same plan as you but found that my chains had slipped and bent 6 inlet valves so it turned into a complete rebuild. just as well cos it was absolutely FULL of sludge. I dont know how it was still running as long as it did.
     
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    A few pics of what mine looked like rocker sludge.jpg cams.jpg sludge.jpg chains.jpg broken bits.jpg inside cover.jpg
     
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    Ohh my, look at those poor cam lobes.

    Take all the plugs out. It been a bit "springy" is the compression building up in the cylinder(s) as you turn it over.
     
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    Holy crap dude mine looked nothing like that I can't figure out how to send pics otherwise I would. I'll try taking all the plugs out and turning it over next time I get a weekend I guess
     
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    On a brighter note, bit of time and elbow grease,
     
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    I think I figured out the pictures thing but it just says something about to big for server to process even tho the limit is 5mb lol
     
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    Vzsv6rebuild I'll email you what mine looked like when I took it apart
     
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    go to Cloud Convert, you convert any file to whatever you want or compress file size. thats what I did
     
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    cool, yours looks much cleaner than mine was (understatement of the year, lol)
     
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    Easy way to shrink photos is to email them to yourself and selct large.
     
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    Good work.
     
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    I use Gmail there is no select large. Either way I showed SV6.
     
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    Hi Callum433,

    We are sorry for the trouble you are facing. Can you please supply your contact number and the best time to call, will organise a call for you, otherwise you can call us on 1300 466 223 Mon to Fri before 6 PM.

    If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

    Kind regards,
    Michael
     
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    Hi Callum433,

    We are sorry for the trouble you are facing. Can you please supply your contact number and the best time to call, will organise a call for you, otherwise you can call us on 1300 466 223 Mon to Fri before 6 PM.

    If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

    Kind regards,
    Michael
     
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