Question about 1988 Chevrolet C3500
Need to know how to line gears and chain
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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the easiest way I found is to take out #1 plug jam a rag in the plug hole with a sccrewdriver tight and tap the starter around until the rag pops out then move the engine the rest of the way by hand I looked for whatever information I have on that and I have no pictures to send you sorry if you have found this information helpful please give me a good rating Thank you ,Randy
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Posted on Aug 10, 2008
isusu engine?? have you looked for a 8mm hole in timing gear that corresponds with a hole on plate behind then lock it in with a bolt ,remove bolt after tightening belt .DONT FORGET THIS ???.....if you cant find anything do it with no timing marks easy --- piston no 1 at tdc valves closed spin pump till fuel comes out of no 1 injector feed and lock it all together,indirect diesel is 6/8 ,,,,,direct injection is 12/16,,,,and turbo is 18/22 btdc
Posted on Dec 13, 2008
Yes be sure the number one piston is at TDC firing stroke or compresson stroke and line up the timing mark pointer is pointed at exactly zero. One more thing when aligning the camshaft sprocket or sprockets be sure that when you are rotating the sprocket for the cam it is rotating in the correct direction and also be sure you observe the intake valve for number one shutting as you bring the marks up to alignment points, the intake valve and the exhaust valve should be shut when the marks line up if not you could have the cam sprocket off 180 degrees, get it right the first time or you may damage a valve trying to start.
Posted on Dec 29, 2009
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