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Running the overhead on a sdp C15. I need the spec for the injectors timing as my 9u7227 tool won't work

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07 Western Star, Cat C15 ACERT twin turbo SDP02007

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your truck yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes, don't have the correct tool to set injector height.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the truck mechanic to know before I connect you?

Could I use a dial indicator or digital calipers

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