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Set timing after rebuild

How do i set the timing for the motor after it was rebuilt?

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Make sure #1 is top dead center(TDC) or all the way up in the bore. Set the lower chain, use the marks dot to dot. then the cams, the intake cam has it's own mark as well as the exaust cam the marks on the cam should be strait up and down to the reflecting cam. put the chains on. Spin the engine over by hand to make sure you are right.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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    chintan22587 Feb 06, 2012

    i want to know that where is the mark on cams???please provide image if u have..

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