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INSTALLING A TIMING CHAIN ON A 1998 ALTIMA

WHAT POSITIONS SHOULD THE INTAKE CAM LOBE BE AT THE TOP DEAD CENTER, WHEN INSTALLING THE TOP CHAIN?

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Both intake and exhaust ,cam lobes,should be pointing downward.There should be no lift on the rockers

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