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    Timing Reinstall - Crankshaft Won't Turn by Hand

    Thanks so much for the help and positive vibes everyone. I have invested in all of the special tools and have not cheaped out in that regard. I wanted to get this right and have been willing to spend the cash for the special tools and quality parts. I'm viewing this as a project but also a...
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    Timing Reinstall - Crankshaft Won't Turn by Hand

    The service guide indicates the front passenger side as cylinder #1. I could easily discern air being pushed out as if to indicate a compression ******. That being said, the guide also seems to indicate that getting the woodruff key at 6 0'clock should get me where I need to be to lock the crank...
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    Timing Reinstall - Crankshaft Won't Turn by Hand

    I see your point. Part of this was definitely confusing as I wrote it. Edited it a bit in hopes to clarify. I did remove the heads which were cleaned, tested, and decked. They were reinstalled with new head gaskets. The interference is not what I would call mushy. I would describe it as more...
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    Timing Reinstall - Crankshaft Won't Turn by Hand

    Originally, the truck overheated due to the dreaded coolant crossover pipe failure. That was addressed at LR specialist shop without additional concerns. The next overheat event occurred within two months with exhaust bubbling up and overflowing through the overflow tank. Likely a lingering...
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    Timing Reinstall - Crankshaft Won't Turn by Hand

    Hi everyone, Completely new to the forum and hoping someone here might be able to help me. My wife was driving the 2012 LR4 when it overheated. She pulled over immediately, but the damage was done. Failed head gaskets, confirmed by two reputable LR shops. Same old story...Repair costs were...

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