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Unfortunately that engine requires using special tools in order to set timing correctly.
As you have already mentioned it does not have any timing marks but even more there are no keys on camshaft sprockets as well.
Also, this engine is not a free running engine so if timing is off and it has been spun, then it will likely damage valves.
If you can't borrow special tools, then the only options would be to buy a tool kit . I see OTC brand now sells kit number OTC 6488 and it is about $200.
Once you have special tools, the procedure requires setting the crankshaft to #1 cyl tdc and remove camshaft followers in order to prevent pushing valves down while setting timing. Both sides should be re-timed. RH side camshaft bolt is LH threaded. With the special tools you secure the crank and cam shafts in a certain position and then just tighten the camshaft sprocket bolts.
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