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Daihatsu hi-jet, 659cc 1992 model..timing mark..alignment

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Daihatsu hi-jet, 659cc 1992 model. Need help with timing mark alignment. Where do I start?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  John replied 7 years ago.

Hi and welcome to,


the timing setup for these is relatively easy,

assuming you have the timing belt covers and crankshaft outer pulley removed ready for fitting the new belt,


on the crankshaft timing belt pulley there is a dot on the edge next to one of the teeth, this XXXXX XXXXXnes up with a notch on the lower timing case the position of which is roughly 4o'clock,

the camshaft has a similar dot next to one of the teeth, this lines up with a notch on the upper timing case at roughly 3o'clock,


once the pulleys are lined up fit the belt and tension it, rotate the engine a couple of times by hand and check the marks still line up, recheck the tension, if all is ok refit the rest of the parts,


hope this helps,

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