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How do I retime a suzuki vitara 1.6 8valve engine, the distributor has been taken off and I need to know how to replace properly

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Ok well what you have to do is before you actually take off the distributor you need to make a mark on the crankshaft,{basically on its harmonic balancer} and then also make a white line on the camshaft pulley when the number 1 cylinders piston is at TDC and match it up with the other white line on the crankshaft,After you have done this take off the distributor and then when your finshed with it put it back on, then get yourself a special timing light that you use to shine on the camshaft pulley to make sure the white line meets up perfectly with the other white line on the crankshaft.If it does not line up properly just simply adjust the distributor either left or right,depending where the white line on the camshaft pulley is and continue this until those lines meet up perfectly.

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