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lift bolt revisited #94152 Jan 31, 12:31am Jan 31, 12:31am
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lift bolt revisited
just wondering if anyone knew the answer to this:

in the tsb for changing lift bolts, i noticed that it required removing the drive belt and to set NO. 1 cylinder to TDC/compression (steps 1G and 2AB).

If I just took the valve cover off and changed the bolts without taking the drive belt off and setting the cylinder to TDC/compression, would anything have happend? would there be a loss in power/compression?

Re: lift bolt revisited [Re: newcelica84] #94153 Jan 31, 1:17am Jan 31, 1:17am
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As long as the bolts came out without unbroken, The removal of the CHAIN procedure and TDC is not called for unless retreiving a broken piece of the guide bolts. No harm done man!


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Re: lift bolt revisited [Re: newcelica84] #94154 Jan 31, 1:32am Jan 31, 1:32am
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since where talkin about lift bolts, i know it has been ask b4 but what was the recommended milage(good practice) to replce them? was it every 30000? i dont remember anyone help me out...

Re: lift bolt revisited [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #94155 Jan 31, 1:59am Jan 31, 1:59am
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ok, cool. thanx vvtl. and for mileage question, I check every 15000 and change if necessary. usually i go ahead and change bc it's worn a little and cost isn't much.

Re: lift bolt revisited [Re: newcelica84] #94156 Jan 31, 2:17am Jan 31, 2:17am
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Originally Posted by newcelica84

ok, cool. thanx vvtl. and for mileage question, I check every 15000 and change if necessary. usually i go ahead and change bc it's worn a little and cost isn't much.

cant do it myself, dont know how, i need the dealer to do it but i know that stupid coz its expensive for such little work so i dont know what else to do any recomendations? iam almost at the 15000 mark and if its reommended to check its better safe than sorry

Re: lift bolt revisited [Re: newcelica84] #94157 Jan 31, 9:04am Jan 31, 9:04am
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Also- what seals do you have to replace? I went to buy the lift bolts and after I showed the dealership what they were on a TSB rolleyes, they were telling me I'd probably have to replace about 4-5 seals that cost like $20...

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