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Answered 2007-05-02 03:12:02

The camshaft pulley mark gets lined up with the middle mark on the inside of the timing cover (you will see three raised marks. One is for retarding the timing the other is for advancing the timing. The one you want is the middle one.) The crankshaft pulley is to be at 0 degrees TOP DEAD CENTER on the compression stroke on cylinder #1. If you have a distributor that is driven by the auxillary shaft, the aux shaft pulley mark should be at the "3 o'clock" position making the distributor rotor at the #1 piston pole or close to it. Afterwards if all was correctly installed using a timing light loosen the distributor bolt and with a timing light make the engine timing 10 degrees BEFORE TOP DEAD CENTER. If you have the Distributorless Ignition System (DIS) there is no distributor and timing is not adjustable.

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