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 Posted: 05-30-2016 09:54 pm
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Puckett
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I am replacing the cam belt on a MK1 and was all ready to fabricate a tool to loosen the belt tensioner, I placed 22mm socket on front and the tensioner loosened,  I didn't notice the lock nut, took the belt off.  Looks like PO may have switched out and replaced with the MK2 version.  But now ready to reassemble and I will loosen the lock nut etc. and but back, but want to make sure that I have the new vs. MK1 tensioner,  any pictures out there of a MK1 so I can compare?

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 Posted: 05-31-2016 12:43 pm
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Brett Gibson JH5 20497
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PM me with your e-mail and I will send you a few pict's.
Brett

Last edited on 05-31-2016 12:49 pm by Brett Gibson JH5 20497

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 Posted: 05-31-2016 03:01 pm
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Here is a pic of my Tensioner 1973 Made a cheap but effective tightening tool from a parts bin window regulator tool $5.00 just had to bend it ( easy as it was aluminum) and grind the gap to fit the nut. Your PO did good to upgrade the tensioner adjusting.

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Mark

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 Posted: 05-31-2016 03:02 pm
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Tensioner pic

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