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Honda GC160 5HP engine

I am replacing the piston and rings in this engine and need the torque spec for the rod cap bolts and I need help in recognizing the timing mark indicator on the overhead cam for the timing belt alignment with the crankshaft.

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Re: Honda GC160 5HP engine

Broken timing Gear.
What would cause this,

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Re: Honda GC160 5HP engine

9 ft-lbs .Now about the timing marks.If you look at the top you can see 4 gears:2 balancer shafts,the crank shaft and the cam shaft.There are two possibilities for timing marks:the first is balancer to- camshaft timing marks,balancer-to- balancer timing marks and the second one iscamshaft-to crankshaft timing marks and balancer-to-balancer timing marks.Ignition coil-to-flyweel gap is 0.016 inch.
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