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Putting a 1987 Ford Ranger in Time

I cant figure out how to put the cam gear back in time i have a manuel but it doesn't tell you a whole lot on how to do it

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Depends on the engine. In the 2.3 set #1 piston to tdc, then align the mark on the cam gear with the notch on the crank gear. (a piece of wire or string can assist in proper alignment)

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  • mmobile73 May 28, 2012

    Almost forgot, be sure to remove the spout connector before adjusting timing or the poor thing will not run well at all .)

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You have to put the #1 piston at tdc, then put the cam in at the mark.

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