Cam chain tensioner removal help?
I've got the bad tensioner ford f350 diesel rattle at idle, so I bought a new set of gaskets and a new tensioner!
I was able to get the fairings off just fine (previous owner seems to have lost quite a few bolts though, does anyone know where to find replacements for the 4mm hexbolts used in the fairings?) but getting at the actual CCT has been a massive PITA - top 8mm bolt came off just fine with a ratchet wrench, but I can't get at the bottom one because the gap between the bolt and the body of the tensioner is too narrow to fit the wrench on.
Gonna go look for another wrench today, have any of you fine folks had the same issue?
Also semi related, would I be wise to use a thin layer of gasket sealant for the new CCT and inspection cover, or are oil and torque fine?
2003 fjr1300, Missoula MT USA