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Re: 472 knock

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  • bjrhupp
    ... Wouldn t it catch on the bolts when turning the engine over by hand. I turned the engine over a few rounds and it seems smooth. Brian
    Message 1 of 4 , Jun 11, 2003
      --- In Cadillac_Performance_Association@yahoogroups.com, "bjrhupp"
      <lazyacre@l...> wrote:
      > --- In Cadillac_Performance_Association@yahoogroups.com, "drmenard2"
      > <d.r.menard@v...> wrote:
      > > An eazy mistake that has been made many times before, is mixing up
      > > the bolts and putting a little longer bolt in the timing gear. they
      > > stick out a 1/8 of an inch and knock when started up..if the noise
      > > sounds like it's coming from the timing case ...this is your problem
      >
      > Do you mean the bolts stick out the back side of the flange of the cam and hit
      > the block? If so why does it stop knocking after it starts. Will it hurt anything
      > or just wear away and then stop knocking? Thanks for the input, Brian

      Wouldn't it catch on the bolts when turning the engine over by hand. I turned the
      engine over a few rounds and it seems smooth. Brian
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