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Old 12-10-2015, 10:43 PM   #11
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And does anyone know if you move one tooth on timing how many degrees it is in timing?
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6* IIRC

Divide the number of teeth by 360.
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I've never listened the can gear because I thought they were keyed with the peg so loosening them I didn't think they would move or get any adjustment. I also usually never use the crankshaft peg use a fail indicator to find tdc or if I'm in a hurry just put the key way at 12. Just didn't know if anyone has ever played with engine timing. My thinking on it is if you take away from the head isn't it going to change timing?

Shaving the head doesn't play into timing at all.



Easiest way to set TDC is by setting BDC.

Valves closed, apply air pressure to 2/3. That will force the piston to true BDC and 1/4 to true TDC. No pins of fancy measuring tools needed.
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Yes changes timing (cams retard)...............you have to loosen sprockets and make changes for it. The tensioner must have enough swing to tighten the belt back up too.

You can't just go willy-nilly jumping a tooth to get what you want, you'll blow engine doing that.

Stock 9/1 compression with good seal should be around 170 psi compression or so. Gauges for measuring it are notoriously unreliable and why you take multiple readings and don't even think about doing it until you have a quality gauge in hand.
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Little late on this but thought i would say My gauge was messed up thanks for the help that was bugging me
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