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    Crankshaft End Bolt Cover
    on: November 17, 2020, 09:57:30 pm
    November 17, 2020, 09:57:30 pm
    Im in the process of doing my 18k service and valve check, does anyone know the torx size of the crankshaft end bolt cover t55/t60 ?
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    Re: Crankshaft End Bolt Cover
    Reply #1 on: November 18, 2020, 08:18:49 am
    November 18, 2020, 08:18:49 am
    I can find out as I have just done mine, will have to wait until I go out into the garage later.


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    Re: Crankshaft End Bolt Cover
    Reply #2 on: November 18, 2020, 08:20:46 am
    November 18, 2020, 08:20:46 am
    Where are you based Stevo ?


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    Re: Crankshaft End Bolt Cover
    Reply #3 on: November 18, 2020, 08:27:13 am
    November 18, 2020, 08:27:13 am
    I'm in Worcestershire

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    Re: Crankshaft End Bolt Cover
    Reply #4 on: November 18, 2020, 08:30:36 am
    November 18, 2020, 08:30:36 am
    It takes some work to get the cam cover off, even have to drop rad forward to clear it.

    I also did a leak down test on mine and found Cyl 1 and 2 had leaking inlet valves, clearances were fine though. Mine has 28K on it.


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    Re: Crankshaft End Bolt Cover
    Reply #5 on: November 18, 2020, 08:43:30 am
    November 18, 2020, 08:43:30 am
    I have Marks service manual which has saved me a lot of time trying to work things out. I took the cover off yesterday but managed to wiggle it free

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    Re: Crankshaft End Bolt Cover
    Reply #6 on: November 18, 2020, 08:47:01 am
    November 18, 2020, 08:47:01 am
    Did the bit that holds the air injection rail not get in the way :-)

    I was doing lots of other work so have it pretty much in bits at the moment. In fact I am going to drop a 2018 engine in it not (it arrived yesterday)


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    Re: Crankshaft End Bolt Cover
    Reply #7 on: November 18, 2020, 08:53:07 am
    November 18, 2020, 08:53:07 am
    As you say tipping the rad forward gives you the space also removing the brake line retainer behind the horn

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    Re: Crankshaft End Bolt Cover
    Reply #8 on: November 18, 2020, 08:56:54 am
    November 18, 2020, 08:56:54 am
    I would be tempted to do a leak down test while you are in there (if you have a compressor)

    Do you have much carbon build up on the back of your inlet valves ?


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    Re: Crankshaft End Bolt Cover
    Reply #9 on: November 18, 2020, 09:28:19 am
    November 18, 2020, 09:28:19 am
    Only just managed to get the cover off before it got dark so will check later. I’ll bear in mind a leak test