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Old 03-05-2017, 04:38 PM   #1
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Hey, I'm doing my timing chain and everything is complete, I'm trying to put the Timing Cover back on but the bottom seal is keeping the 2 dowels on the cover from lining up. Do I have to drop the entire upper oil pan below the crank or am I just missing something? Please help! 2003 DE
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This is in the wrong section.

Unbolting the upper oil pan isn't such a big deal. I haven't fitted my cover back after my rebuild but I guess if the seal won't fit without taking the oil pan off, that's what you need to do.
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