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OK guys, I have a question about setting the cams/crank/timing up on my TT.

Motor dropped a valve six months ago, all back together now, but I couldn't put the crank on its timing mark when I torn it down.

The cams are OK and on the mark, but the centrifugal breather on the crank is supposed to point at about 3o'clock.

Problem is to keep the timing chain tight the breather is either pointing at 2o'clock or nearly 5o'clock position.

Adjusting the timing chain one tooth either way doesn't help.

So are the marks that far off, or did I mess up somewhere?

The bike is running, just seems really wimpy.Don't know if its the bike being "off " in timing or me being used to its replacement (06 Sprint ST).

Any opinions are welcome.

kubbie :???:
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I'm going to quote the manual:

"Check that the camshaft and crankshaft timing marks remain correctly set (crank - 1/4TDC mark horizontal, arrow pointing forward and level with the crankcase split line, camshaft - arrows level with the head and pointing inwards)."

I'll try and type the diagram of the camshaft markings incase that helps:

IN >..........................< EX (marking on sprkts)

I hope that helps :???:

[ This message was edited by: BombFactory on 2007-02-07 00:55 ]
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