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Ive used that small one, and it works but its kinda tough to use IIRC.
It likes to fall off and cause headaches.

What I prefer to do is set the grenade pin in, set the adjustment pulley to where I feel it should be, then pull the pin. Turn crank 6 time, and check gap. Adjust if nessessary. I usually have to re-adjust once.

-Dallas J
 

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Either of those will work for preloading the timing belt tension.
Which is better depends on how well they fit in between the engine and car frame.
The first one is the "normal" factory tool and you can have problems with clearance once it's on a ratchet.

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Ive never used a tool, just a bolt as a pivot and a hard plastic crow bar. It takes 2 people, but were just ghetto round here..Done it three times over the years, never a problem. But for under 20$ you cant go wrong with the tool.
 
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