180 out?


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Papamark
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180 out?

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Can anyone tell me if it is possible to put one camshaft 180 degrees out. Only curious because my bike runs on 1&3 but not on 2&4.
I have spark, fuel and air all correct but still not firing. Acts like its out of time and backfires through the intake and severe lack of power.



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CrystalPistol
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Re: 180 out?

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Did you change the belts? Is a belt broke? Who knows?
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Rambozo
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Re: 180 out?

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Since it's a waste spark system, in theory that would cause the cylinders to fire in pairs. Probably not what you have going on. You say you have spark, but is it at the right time?

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