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300sd: I have a 1983 Mercedes-Benz five cylinder diesel 300sd

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I have a 1983 Mercedes-Benz five cylinder diesel 300sd I am attempting to install another injector pump and I am getting conflicting information on where to set the crankshaft. How were the timing marks on the injector pump are the camshaft I'm just not sure where to put the crankshaft setting
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Marty replied 2 years ago.
Hi, welcome to Just Answer, my name is***** installing a diesel injection pump the crankshaft needs to be set at 24°BTDC on the compression stroke of number 1 cylinder.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Germans need to help is all I can tell you
Expert:  Marty replied 2 years ago.
Hi Mike, do you need anymore help with this?

Expert:  Marty replied 2 years ago.
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