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camchain timing

  1. Mechanical and Technical
    I know I've been asking a ton of questions on the same valve adjustment. I'm having a really weird issue. After completing a valve adjustment and reinstalling the camshafts according to the manual with the "IN" and "EX" marks facing outwards (first picture), my sprocket TDC marks will be in...
  2. Mechanical and Technical
    Let's say I remove the camcap before the camchain tensioner. Will that cause serious damage to something? I'm now unable to put the camcap and camtensioner back on. Three things are happening that are all new: 1.) When I started to tighten down the camcap, the camchain starts to come off of...
  3. Mechanical and Technical
    Let's say that hypothetically, while doing a valve adjustment, you take off the camshafts and camchain tensioner and then spin the crank shafts an unknown amount of times until you land at TDC #1,4. How would you know if you're on the compression stroke of 1 or the compression stroke of 4...
  4. Mechanical and Technical
    Would I need to take the engine off in order to reset the timing on the cam chain? I lost the timing on a ZX6R during a valve adjustment when I took off the camshaft cover which took the exhaust camshaft with it. As a result, the chain came off the sprocket before I could make timing marks on...
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