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timing alignment help?

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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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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.

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