"Tom Woods" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> On Sat, 15 Oct 2005 11:06:42 +0100, "Oilierthanthou"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> >I'm replacing the timing belt on my 2.5 diesel sherpa engined Landy. I
> >> >see how it is meant to be done, with a torque wrench. But I can't find
> >> >info on the correct tension.
> >> I followed the instructions for the landrover 2.5 when i did mine.
> >> Still working now! :)
> >> I reckon that they are similar enough that it'll do.
> >Thanks Tom
> > I've got a manual which gives,
> > 13 / 15 ft/lbs for the 200tdi engine
> > 10 / 12 ft/lbs for the 300tdi engine
> >But nothing about the 2.5 engine :-(
> > John
> I've got a landrover 90/110 workshop manual here.
> For the LR 2.5 diesel it says that the tensioner should be set to
> 29-23.5 Nm/21 to 17 lb ft.
Thanks Tom that is exactly the info I needed.
> Then do two complete engine revolutions, and then slacken and
> re-tension to the above torque.
> If you want me to scan the relevant pages in the workshop manual i can
> do so. It is easy because it is ring bound so they will go
> individually into the scanner.
Yes please, If it's not too much trouble, I would like a copy of the
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