After replacing cylinder head, I am trying to reinstall the (single)
camshaft and timing chain back onto my 1984 190e Mercedes Benz. I'm
having trouble fitting the sprocket(camshaft timing gear) and the chain
together. A tight fit, and I don't want to stress the chain or bind up
The Mercedes Benz CD isn't very detailed on this procedure, the Haynes
manual and an old Motor imported manual hasn't helped either.
What's the trick of reinstalling the timing chain and camshaft on the
A new timing chain requires adding a connecting link on the chain, but I
want to reuse my old chain. Do I have to grind off and add any links to
reinstall the original chain to the camshaft?