going through the Chilton book to finish up my cam install today and it says you need to use a timing cover alignment tool. Ok, why? What is it and what does it accomplish? Has anybody besides Jeep service reps used one of these? do I have to? I haven't heard anyone mention one before? Please clue me in. Thanks
I did my 304 last year (new distributor drive gear - and NO, before anyone asks, It didn't have the HEI in it at the time) with no special tools and it went fine. No leaks. The one bummer is that my fancy Fel-Pro gasket set had everything I needed, but the rubber seal between the front of the oil pan and the bottom edge of the timing cover was too short. So, you might want to make sure you get the right one. Other than that, it was a straight-forward job.
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