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Fix engine head..lost the time.....how to fix timing..engine won't star

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If you still have a problem, here is my solution;
1- put the block or lower end on the TDC based on the crank pulley, verify that piston #1 is all the way up
2- put the head on with the camshaft pulley '3E' mark facing up(on top). The valves for #1 cylinder should be closed.
3- install the timing belt and the distributor(pointing to #1 spark plug wire). then adjust the timing and the valve gap.

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