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Old 08-27-2018, 09:32 PM   #1
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Mom and I took a short drive Saturday afternoon upriver to Calder Idaho. We were not in a hurry so I was driving about 40 mph. All went well until we stopped at a stop sign on the county road, and I hear "tic tic tic". My first thought was crap, there is a rod knocking. Got out and listened under the hood. It did not sound solid enough for a rod. More like a rattle. I got it home and parked it in the garage. Today I investigated the source of the noise. I took a rod and listened to each cylinder and all sounded the same. I then loosened the fan belt and found that the crankshaft pulley was loose. Whooo a sigh of relief.
So now that I have found the source I have to ask what should the crank pulley nut be torqued to?
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Old 08-27-2018, 10:01 PM   #2
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Whatever you can pull to with about an 18" lever (wrench, crank cheater, etc.) in gear with the parking brake on so she don't run over Mom and you should be good!
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Old 08-28-2018, 04:17 AM   #3
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Make sure the nut is tighten8ng on the pulley and not the end of the crank.
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Old 08-28-2018, 11:15 AM   #4
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Use a dab of locktite and give it a crank start you should be good to go.
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