Gear Drive Timing Disadvantages?

Answer Aftermarket camshaft gear drive setups are known for their reliability, precision and constant-use durability. However, these virtues are not without their cost in both monetary and dynamic terms. ... Read More »

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Gear Drive Vs. Timing Chain?

Two important parts control the engine of your car or truck. One is the gear drive, which controls the gear that the vehicle is in and allows you to easily change it. The other is a timing chain. T... Read More »

How to Remove the Timing Belt Gear in a Z31?

Replacing the timing belt gear on your Nissan Z31, also referred to as a Nissan 300ZX, is necessary if the timing belt gear malfunctions or is damaged. The timing belt ensures the engine runs prope... Read More »

How to Remove a Stuck Crankshaft Timing Gear?

Internal combustion engines use an arrangement of gears and a chain, or pulleys and a belt, to synchronize the movement of the camshaft and crankshaft as the engine rotates. Usually, when replacing... Read More »

How to Install a Timing Gear in a 350 Chevy Small Block?

Chevrolet’s 350 small block engine features two timing gears. Connecting the timing gears is a single chain. The purpose of the gears and the chain is to ensure that the camshaft and the cranksha... Read More »