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Old 06-03-2010, 07:20 PM
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should the pully be rubbing on my cover?

I was putting my motor in and when I went to put the pully on I hammered it on snug, then put the bolt on to tighten it. I noticed that the pully was rubbing on the timing cover. Whats not right? Should I just put it on and let the bolt tighten it instead of tapping it on? I noticed on my old valve cover there was some rubage.

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Re: should the pully be rubbing on my cover?

pics not working

an which pully is it? ps pull should be on a bracket somewhat close the vc but not touching.
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Re: should the pully be rubbing on my cover?

your timing cover is probably screwed up.
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Re: should the pully be rubbing on my cover?

Ok since I forgot, remind me, which block/head combo are you using Nate?
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Re: should the pully be rubbing on my cover?

it just ends up happening i guess. IDK if there's a way to fix it or not tho. he's talking about the crank pulley and the lower timing cover (i'm pretty sure )

my engineering hypothesis has two theories;
-the pulley wobbles a bit which makes contact.
-orrrrr the plastic eventually starts to warp from the heat of the engine, expanding out into the pulley


almost all of mine have been worn away at least a lil bit, like this;

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Re: should the pully be rubbing on my cover?

pulley should not ever rub the cover, if it does, something is slightly off...either the cover is not on perfectly straight and flush and snug, crank pulley is slightly warped or pushed back too far, doubt the crankshaft end play does it.
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Re: should the pully be rubbing on my cover?

The reason they do this is simple if you look closely at our under drive pulley you can see that there is a rubber ring that goes around the pulley close to the edge. When it gets old or if you tighten your belt down too much it will wear it out and the metal piece after the rubber seal will travel back and forth. I took mine off to find it half way off and a complete ring cut in my timing cover. It can also make squealing noises like a bad belt

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Re: should the pully be rubbing on my cover?

ok guys sorry for the lonf delay. nick hit it right on the head. itwill eventually look like his. i talked to a guy and he said he sees it all the time. just let it rub no biggie. thanks

and ethen... its an f22 block with h23 head
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Re: should the pully be rubbing on my cover?

I have the same ish with my h22. I thought about keepin the lower cover off but didn't want it to come back and bite me in the a$$. Keeping that lower cover on and letting the balancer rub won't cause problems in the long run or will it?
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Re: should the pully be rubbing on my cover?

yeah just let it rub. I was told it doesnt cause and problems.
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