Timing marks - a Question for the masses!


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TheRepoGuy
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Timing marks - a Question for the masses!

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Back at this again - found a good set of pulse generators and got them ordered today...but came upon a “duh” moment and want to see if I’m correct with what I’m seeing.

I know the pulleys have timing marks but I believe I also have one on the crank pulley; or at least it looks like it does? Can anyone confirm or toss this out? I don’t see a mark on the top of the inside of the case but I do see the mark on the pulley.

What do y’all think?
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I don't recall but I can guess that a timing marker would not be a dot of paint.

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Not sure// put your own mark.when the the other three are lined up,

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Doesn't the 1200 have an inspection cap in the middle of the top of the block toward the rear like the 1100 and 1000? Has the T1 and T2 marks?
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DenverWinger wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:55 pm
Doesn't the 1200 have an inspection cap in the middle of the top of the block toward the rear like the 1100 and 1000? Has the T1 and T2 marks?
I believe it does - easier to do with the carbs off last I remember reading about it!

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A 1200 has the same timing setup as the other 4-cyl Wings. Somebody added the paint mark when he was changing belts, probably.

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Mine had a paint mark

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