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Old 27-08-19, 10:48 PM   #11
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I removed the OE adjuster & heard a twang
Yep, as soon as I read that I knew what you'd done. Because I've done it my self. Didn't have the timing on the correct mark when I removed the CCT and I knew something was wrong by the sound. Thankfully I didn't start it as the engine was on the bench but it resulted in spending a hour or so resetting the timing and double checking everything again. Lesson learned.

But that exhaust hack is horrific!
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Old 28-08-19, 12:39 PM   #12
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Not with SV engines, but I have experienced that valve piston interface a couple of times as a result of timing chain/belt/key failures.

I have inspected pistons and OK'd them and subsequently had them fall apart a week or two later. So lucky it survived for you.
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