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Christopher, Motorcycle Mechanic
Category: Motorcycle
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Experience:  20 yrs. experience as motorcycle, dirt bike, ATV, UTV and watercraft technician.
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how do you set the timing on a 03 honda 400ex

Customer Question

how do you set the timing on a 03 honda 400ex
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Christopher replied 7 years ago.
Ignition or valve?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

i put a 440 kit on it and forgot to mark the timing gear on top and now dont know how it goes

Expert:  Christopher replied 7 years ago.
I am not all that familiar with the 440 kit but i am very familiar with the 400ex. Turn the flywheel to the "T" mark. align the cam gear "-" "-" marks level with the gasket surface. install the chain tensioner and recheck. I cant believe the kit did not come with instructions. Are you using the stock cam gear? If so time as i have instructed...Chris