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Installed Reaper 505/515 cams in a 1999 sportster, do i need…

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Installed Reaper 505/515 cams...

Installed Reaper 505/515 cams in a 1999 sportster, do i need to adjust ignition timing ??

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you know your ignition timing number? How many miles are on the bike?

28,000 miles

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '99 motorcycle?

Xlh 883 upgraded to 1250

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

The bike runs well just wondering if it is nessary or required....

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

No thats it. Dont want to run out if i need to adjust timing first

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you should always verify the timing with a timing light any time the ignition module/ cam sensor is removed and replaced.

if you marked it before disassembly, that is a good place to start.

let me know if you need more help.

Steve

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