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How do you time an acert engine. We have put an platinum

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How do you time an acert engine . We have put an platinum over haul kit in and have the head back on we are wanting to know the steps to get the gear back on the cam in time thanks
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Cat Man replied 11 months ago.

Thanks for asking your question. I will try and help you out.

Can you get me the engine serial number please?

Expert:  Cat Man replied 11 months ago.

To time the cam you need to first pin the flywheel putt the crankshaft on TDC. Then make sure to line up the cam gear timing mark to 12 oclock.

This will help you see the timing marks and the procedure to set the back lash.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/prc1ftmgfwq5pmb/baclash.PDF?dl=0

Please reply back if you need more help or have more questions. I am happy to assist.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ok I'll try this and get back to you
Expert:  Cat Man replied 11 months ago.

You are very welcome my friend. I am happy I could help.

Expert:  Cat Man replied 11 months ago.

Hey. I just wanted to see how things were going. Please let me know if you need more help. I am happy to assist. If my information was helpful, please leave a good or higher rating so that I receive credit. Thanks.

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