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We use the crank to turn the timing chain to reach TDC correct, the mark we use of the chain though is which one ?
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Cams of the 1st cylinder will be pointing AWAY from the center of the engine.


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Cams of the 1st cylinder will be pointing AWAY from the center of the engine.
The intake, exhaust, or both? And thanks.
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on my QR, it is both cams of first cylinder that point outward when tdc.
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The intake, exhaust, or both? And thanks.
Both will point outward.


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please do not **** this up like i did my first time... take cyl one plug out and stick a screw driver in there and turn crank to tdc the piston will be all the way up. both cams will be pointing away like this <- -> then you know ur at tdc...

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please do not **** this up like i did my first time... take cyl one plug out and stick a screw driver in there and turn crank to tdc the piston will be all the way up. both cams will be pointing away like this <- -> then you know ur at tdc...
I did, I had it set right but than when I was trying to break lose the cams it shifted a bit. It wasn't alot so hopefully it will be okay.
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I did, I had it set right but than when I was trying to break lose the cams it shifted a bit. It wasn't alot so hopefully it will be okay.
did imove before you put the chain on? are did it happen while the chain was on?


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did imove before you put the chain on? are did it happen while the chain was on?
I took the timing chain off and i think it might have been than that it happened.
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