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I did a valve job on my 95 miata and after putting together the timing is off and the car wont start it will turn over and sounds like its going to start and kicks over and stalls instantly

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Did you mark the cogs when you took the belt off? Check valve timing by putting the bottom pulley at top dead centre The keyways on the camshafts should be both at 12 o'clock (yes both camshafts) Othe reason for that behaviour is make sure the oxegen sensor is connected and the air intake hose is all tight and no air leaks between air cleaner and manifold or in manifold ie: left a hose off manifold (easily done, That many of them)

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