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Guest Message by DevFuse

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timing alignment help?

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#1 nw_david


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Posted 19 April 2008 - 03:11 AM

so i snapped a timing belt yesterday, and am having some real troubles getting the cams correctly aligned to the crank. i've been doing the routine of:
-distributor side cam pin straight up
-put the crank to the whatever degrees of the timing
-put that sides belt in
-turn the crank over once, so the cam opposite
-put the non-distributor side cam pin straight up
-put in the belt

no luck

please help, what am i doing wrong?

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Posted 19 April 2008 - 06:44 AM


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Posted 19 April 2008 - 08:04 AM

sounds like you are using the wrong mark. \use the ||| mark, not the 0 deg when lining up the crank itself

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Posted 19 April 2008 - 10:55 AM

Yeah, you're using the wrong marks. Don't use the numbered TDC scale. Rotate the eninge clockwise another 90 degrees and you will see three lines

Looks like this: l l l

Use the center of those 3 lines as the mark.

#5 nw_david


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Posted 19 April 2008 - 12:37 PM

wow, im an idiot. im gonna go finish it now thanks

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Posted 19 April 2008 - 02:29 PM

1st try, thanks for the help

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