Ok little lost here ! - LS1TECH



Generation IV Internal Engine 2005-2014 LS2 | LS3 | LS7 | L92 | LS9
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

Ok little lost here !

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-08-2012, 03:28 AM   #1
TECH Resident
Thread Starter
iTrader: (10)
 
Jrp1978's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 854
Default Ok little lost here !

Timing chaing !

2009 pontiac G8

With a 418 lq9
I would need a ls3 4x timing chain right?

But when i pulled the motor on this car ! Same Lq9 it didnt have a ls3 timing chain but the car still started and ran ok !
I am lost here what would have happen or should have happen if timing chain was different ?
Jrp1978 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2012, 10:36 AM   #2
LS1Tech Platinum Sponsor
iTrader: (5)
 
Sales2@Texas-speed's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Texas!
Posts: 5,016
Default

The chain set needed depends on the vehicle it is going in...not the block you are running. An 09 G8 is definitely 58X on the crank and 4X on the cam gear. With the 2X gear, it would have a hard start about 50% of the time, because that's basically all the cam gear reading is used for (to determine which cycle the engine is in, where in the firing order it is). It'll start better and easier with the correct gear for sure, and if you had any tach issues with that other set, that'd be fixed too.
Sales2@Texas-speed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2012, 04:10 PM   #3
TECH Resident
Thread Starter
iTrader: (10)
 
Jrp1978's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 854
Default ok

thanks buddy ! you guys always on ball ! lol i was the one that ordered all the parts for the g8 and called yesturday! you need more phones there lol !
Jrp1978 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2012, 04:13 PM   #4
LS1Tech Platinum Sponsor
iTrader: (5)
 
Sales2@Texas-speed's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Texas!
Posts: 5,016
Default

Sorry, I was out of the office yesterday and Monday is our busiest day of the week as far as phones go. I'm sure the other guys were just crazy busy.
Sales2@Texas-speed is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
timing chain issues bigdan1 Generation III Internal Engine 23 03-14-2015 06:24 PM
NEED LQ9 timing chain help! What do I need/ to do Daniel0026 Generation III Internal Engine 1 03-19-2013 12:26 PM
lq9 oil pump functionality? Brian'sCharlotte(TA) Generation III Internal Engine 4 02-11-2013 06:21 AM
Timing chain loose then tight. WTF? Help! Video up. SippiSpeedhawk Generation III Internal Engine 27 10-19-2011 11:23 AM
Taking a stock LQ4 to 20psi ready LQ4 Eagle02 Forced Induction 20 09-01-2011 07:56 PM


Tags
2x, 4x, cam, gears

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:09 AM.