lo-vw wrote:Just take the top TB cover off, set car to TDC, lock pump into place, take valve cover off, loosen tensioner and loosen cam gear, install that metal piece/make sure cam is flat to head, tighten tensioner, tighten cam gear, reinstall everything and test it out.
Is cam gear bolt one time use?
Cam Pulley can be stubborn. A puller to add tension and a whack with a brass mallet is suggested.
Avoid torquing on the flat plate when tightening the cam bolt, the slotted end of the camshaft breaks easily.
Have a nice day.
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