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Old man just replaced oil pump, timing chain, etc...got timing wrong 3 times now it runs great when and after you put your foot in it but knocks real bad when u first start it. someone told me that he may have bent the valves. CAN SOMEONE GIVE ME A SECOND OPINION????PLEASE

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If the valves were bent,there would be a loss of compression and the engine wouldn't run.But the knocking is not a good sign.Avoid running this until set correctly.
Most people get the timing wrong in Honda cambelt replacements as they run anticlockwise,not clockwise as all other manufacturers.
Ensure that you are lining up all marks precisely as the angle you can see some on distorts your vision.I often use a small dental mirror to get in close and a white marker pen to highlight the correct markings and a straight line across the belt to correct any error from where I can see from.
Also on the model that has the second small belt onto the balance shaft,it takes some patience to set marks well(ensure that this balance shaft is on the correct rotation and align)
And remember as you hand crank the engine around two full turns to check for all marks to align again.The engine turns anti clock wise.
Any more troubles,get back with your engine code and I can post diagram and instructions.
Hope this helps.

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