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I torqued down the heads this morning. And then I started installing the camshaft, and realize I had not put in the upper cam chain tensioners! It turns out, you can actually get these in, with the cylinder head bolted down! It takes a little bit of wiggling, but it will go in!

I thought I had lost another weekend waiting on new head gaskets....
Shoot, I would reuse the gaskets if it hasn't been fired up. Think I did that once.

Always hated the end of a timing chain job. Picking up tools, cleaning up, then finding the oil slinger laying up on the firewall.

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