After replacing the head gasket and everything above it, I have come to
the final steps in re-assembly before I light the fires. However, I
spent an hour yesterday trying to get the timing belt tensioner spring
back on without breaking my knuckles. I ended up with a lot of bruises
and cuts, and no tensioned timing belt.
Is there a special tool I can rent/buy that provides tension to this
small torsion spring? Does anyone have any advice for reinstalling the
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