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Re: [T3] Auto and manual engines


On Tue, 2005-10-11 at 11:34, Daniel Baum wrote:
> > I think the camshaft plug is the most important. Unless it has been
> > reversed already. I know I do on all the engines I build. Keeps the
> > sealer off your fingers while putting it in.
> 
> I've read this before, but it's not mentioned in any of the books. My 
> camshaft plug was installed with the flat part facing out, driven like that 
> for goodness knows how many years, and emerged unscathed. Should I reverse 
> it when I put it back together? What's the reason for this?
> 
I would turn it around like the factory put them in the automatics. Yes,
they cleared the drive plate, but VW didn't want to take the chance. I
put all of mine in with the flat part in, even on the 40hp. It keeps the
Permatex off your fingers while installing it.
BTW Daniel, did you ever get my care package??

-- 
Russ Wolfe
'71 FB AT
'66 FB MT
'64 T34 (not running)
'65 T1 (not running)
'05 KIA Sorento SUV
russw@classicvw.org
http://www.classicvw.org

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