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MAKIS: You are right, you would have to be a moron to screw up the installation of the cams in the chain. There should be 7 links between the notches on the cams. The notches should be approx. 113mm apart. The reason they use dial guages to set the poistion of the lobes with the valve tappets and cam gear. You still dont need the dial gauges seeing that all the you have to do is make sure that the lobes are even with each other. For instance, where I had my cylinder lobes facing up they were perfectly facing each other as oppose to having one facing staight up and the other lying horizontally. I used a straight edge on top of the bridges and meassured the gap of the lobes facing up. The messurement was dead on. You set those lobes the other are automatically set. I need some coffee,...
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Old 12-08-2002, 02:15 PM
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