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Johnyy Smoke
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timing

Postby Johnyy Smoke » Sun Mar 11, 2012 12:42 pm



Hello.
Got the belts on and was hand cranking the engine when I felt resistance-so I got the timing off somehow.How do I procede from here?Regards,Johnyy



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Re: timing

Postby virgilmobile » Sun Mar 11, 2012 1:43 pm

Did you pull the plugs?Resistance can be compression.Don't force it.Look at the "How-To-Articles" for the info.

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Re: timing

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Mar 12, 2012 2:34 pm

As he said, it you left the plugs in, that could be compression you're feeling. If not, rotate the engine slowly back until you have the T-1 mark lined up perfectly, then check to make sure both cam sprockets have their marks lined up perfectly. You didn't rotate a cam sprocket while the belts were off, did you?


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