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Cam Plugs Need Replacing
Written by douglasvanb on 8/1/2011 at 06:46 pm

Thanks Fred!

I'm glad someone has a memory for these things around here :-)

Cheers,

Douglas

--- In ipcrc@yahoogroups.com, "goldwingman40" <goldwingman@...> wrote:
>
> Doug,
> It is #8 and should be the same as #9, 27 N-m or 20 Ft-Lbs. There is also no
torque listed in the picthure for #7, 6mm bolts, which is in the chart in the
front listed as 9 N-m, 7 Ft-Lbs.
> Fred
>
>
>
>
> --- In ipcrc@yahoogroups.com, "douglasvanb" <douglas.vanbossuyt@> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Jim,
> >
> > Don't get scared if you read my saga of replacing my cam plugs
(http://www.douglasvanbossuyt.com/2010/01/09/the-trouble-with-tappets/). It's
really an easy job. Just don't screw up like me :-)
> >
> > Following the directions to do this:
http://www.directcon.net/lcshepp/PC800SMPage8-2.html you will be able to replace
the plugs. Note that one of the torque specs on that page is wrong (if I
remember correctly). I think it's #8 and it should be something more like 21
N-m... The correct value is in the front of the manual. Does anyone else know
if I'm remembering that correctly?
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Douglas
> >
> > --- In ipcrc@yahoogroups.com, "jim.strtr" <jim.strtr@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Ok, I'm tearing into the PC to fix a coolant leak and decided to do
everything at the same time.
> > >
> > > I searched the Files and Database sections and can't find a step by step
file for changing out the cam plugs for new non-leaky ones. Even Youtube and
Google had nothing. Any one know where I can find a little help?
> > >
> >
>

Message Thread for message #106534

jim.strtr
8/1/2011, 12:27 am
Cam Plugs Need Replacing
Ok, I'm tearing into the PC to fix a coolant leak and decided to do everything at the same time. I searched the Files and Database sections and can't find a step by step file for changing out the cam plugs for new non-leaky ones. Even You

    douglasvanb
    8/1/2011, 04:02 pm
    Cam Plugs Need Replacing
    Hi Jim, Don't get scared if you read my saga of replacing my cam plugs (http://www.douglasvanbossuyt.com/2010/01/09/the-trouble-with-tappets/). It's reall

      goldwingman40
      8/1/2011, 04:43 pm
      Cam Plugs Need Replacing
      Doug, It is #8 and should be the same as #9, 27 N-m or 20 Ft-Lbs. There is also no torque listed in the picthure for #7, 6mm bolts, which is in the chart in the front listed as 9 N-m, 7 Ft-Lbs. Fred --- In

        douglasvanb
        8/1/2011, 06:46 pm
        Cam Plugs Need Replacing
        Thanks Fred! I'm glad someone has a memory for these things around here :-) Cheers, Douglas --- In ipcrc@ya

      jim.strtr
      8/2/2011, 05:32 am
      Cam Plugs Need Replacing
      Douglas: I have two questions. First do you still have your loose shim on your bookcase? There was a reason why it was in there but guessing where it goes will result in Chris Weiss' carb problems. He put too many or too thick a shim on an in