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post #1 of 4 Old 02-04-2020, 10:20 PM Thread Starter
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Cam shaft timing questions

I'm trying to put my bike back together and have cam timing issues. I can get it all lined up but this puts the timing mark on the stator a bit out. If I put the stator mark in the center the intake cam mark is slightly below the case. I have counted the links and it seems right. Am i just being a freak ?


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post #2 of 4 Old 02-05-2020, 10:31 AM
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Looks as correct as it can get.

With the TDC mark Centered in the window & the slack pulled up on the front chain run & the exhaust cam sprocket engaged, the EX LH tip of arrow is usually just a little above level.

The Intake LH tip of arrow will be even slightly higher above level. So the Tail of of the arrow will be below level, All Normal.

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post #3 of 4 Old 02-05-2020, 12:41 PM
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when checking timing, make sure your finger)thumb is pressing on cam chain

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correct

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post #4 of 4 Old 02-05-2020, 12:42 PM
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triple check cam phasing timing b4 buttoning everything up😎
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