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Chevy 6.0 #4604798
12/15/17 07:40 PM
12/15/17 07:40 PM
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chilson450 Offline OP
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I'm replacing the oil pump and pick up tube o ring. I was curious how the timing chain gets lube. I'm replacing the chain as well why I got it apart. I didnt know if there was squirter holes or another way it gets oil. The oil in the pan is way below the chain. Any thoughts?

2001 Chevrolet 2500hd 8.1/Allison
2011 Ford Explorer 3.5
Re: Chevy 6.0 [Re: chilson450] #4604810
12/15/17 07:52 PM
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Deplorable in apple valley, ca
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Usually they are lubed by the oil thats squirting out of the front main bearing.

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Re: Chevy 6.0 [Re: chilson450] #4604826
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Splash lubed from the front cam bearing & main bearing.

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2006 Chevy 2500HD LBZ/Allison 1000
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