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Cam (DOHC) placement before installing new timing belt\015 Engine had no compression, found that the timing belt had several teeth missing, I assumed this has thrown the cams our of alignment, Is there a easy way to line up these cams before installation of the new belt. I know I have got to find TDC of the # 1 piston but the book I have (Haynes) doesn't state the correct location of lobes on cam, other than to line up the groves on the transmission end of the cams. and that can be a 50/50 chance of getting right. Also am I correct in assuming that the loss of compression is due to the belt missing teeth. Note I have terrific suction on the cylinders, just no compression, that leads me to belive the rings are still good as well as no water in oil of oil in the water. Thank you for any help you can offer. \015\012Sincerely\015\012Let Dad Fix it , he Can Fix Anything LOL\015
**** squeeze bang blow ,no 1 piston at the top with the head off then a blob of white paint to mark it ,easire than flywheel through a hole .Now back it off so piston is about at least an inch or two down the bore then put the head on ,their are timing marks on the cam bearings somewhere ??but this old dinasaur has forgotten now with head on fit the cams and this is the good bit ,easy really using a 22/24 mm open spanner turn the cams till the valves on no1 cylinder point upwards ,both cams pointing the same way up ,then no 4 should be open with the cams pushing the valves open ,then look for a slot on the back of the cam ---it should be horizontal ,i made a special tool for this ,a piece of ally just long enough slot into the two grooçves and hold them together ,bring the piston back up to teh paint mark then and fit the timing belt and remember their is no woodruff keys on these engines so put some evostick contact adhesive on the bolts before you refit them ,also remove fill teh combustion chambers with diesel and see if it runs through ,with head on bench and upside down before you refit it ,and then have a ceremonial fire dance whilst you burn the haynes manual,,,,,??look on acknowledgements in the front?? anyone actually hold a motor vehicle degree ??? like mine ,,associate member of the institute of road transport engineers ,their all uni grads who have never held a greasy spanner in their hand in all their days ,posh accents and the stuff that comes from rear end of a bull
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Cam (DOHC) placement before installing new timing belt
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