TC-88 Oil Pump Alignment - What's Involved?

Discussion in 'Engine, Fuel and Exhaust' started by RibEye, May 4, 2010.

  1. RibEye

    RibEye Junior Member Contributor

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    I am about to do the roller cam chain upgrade, with higher volume oil pump. I have seen a more than a couple of places that the oil pump needs to be aligned after installation. How is that done, and what is it that is being aligned?

    Thanks,
    Rich P
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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  3. Chopper

    Chopper Senior Member

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    This is the way I always do it, Harley use to tell you to just spin the rear wheel while tighting the screws, but then said to use the alignment tools, I would use the tools as well as turning the engine over while tighting the screws, you can pick up the tools for around $15.00 so it's worth it.
    Click- View attachment Twin_Cams_Oil_Pump_Alignment.pdf
     
  4. The4opps1

    The4opps1 Junior Member

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    I did my alignment exactly the way Chopper described and have had no problems to date. Again, as he said the alignment tools are relatively inexpensive. If I recall, they are the same tools used to align the lifter covers for Evo motors.
     
  5. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Check this out:

    TQ's Engine Build - Harley Davidson Community

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  6. RibEye

    RibEye Junior Member Contributor

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    Thanks gents. As usual, you guys are the best.

    Enjoy,
    Rich P