Timing Belt

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Timing Belt

Post by IvanS »

I'm new here but I has 1984 GL1200A and previous owner says he change timing belt, and bike stop starting, I never work with that engine before , I just wondering if he wrong installed timing, what happen does piston bendet valve or not, if someone has similar situation let me know, I looking for new heads but maybe it possible to fix without

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Re: Timing Belt

Post by Rambozo »

Yes, that is an interference engine, so depending on how the cams were aligned, the valves can hit the pistons and bend. You can check this before removing the heads.
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