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Forum: 4 Cylinder Engines 02-22-2009, 08:36 PM
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Posted By TigerDan
Actually, you're correct...can't adjust timing on...

Actually, you're correct...can't adjust timing on DIS. I didn't really think about it being DIS, but you did mention 8 plugs so that should have clicked. Duh...

Don't sell yourself short, sounds...
Forum: 4 Cylinder Engines 02-22-2009, 11:41 AM
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Posted By TigerDan
Glad you got it. Nothing as satisfying as hearing...

Glad you got it. Nothing as satisfying as hearing it start up after all your hard work!

Definitely a puzzler as to why it jumped time in the first place, your theory of a frozen piece of crud that...
Forum: 4 Cylinder Engines 02-20-2009, 12:37 AM
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Posted By TigerDan
The usual trick is to put the socket and breaker...

The usual trick is to put the socket and breaker bar on the bolt and wedge the breaker bar against the frame, then bump the starter. It will usually spin the crank around the bolt while the breaker...
Forum: 4 Cylinder Engines 02-17-2009, 10:18 PM
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Posted By TigerDan
Hmm, now that you mention it it seems to me that...

Hmm, now that you mention it it seems to me that I have indeed heard of that before, I'd sure check it out.
Forum: 4 Cylinder Engines 02-16-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By TigerDan
Yes, that's correct. The crank turns two turns...

Yes, that's correct. The crank turns two turns for every one turn of the cam so you just put the crank on the TDC mark and it'll put the pistons for the numbers 1 and 4 cylinders at TDC, then just...
Forum: 4 Cylinder Engines 02-16-2009, 12:40 PM
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Posted By TigerDan
Since it didn't even try to fire on starting...

Since it didn't even try to fire on starting fluid and you say it looks like it has good spark, I think the next thing I would try is to look at the timing belt/cam pulley while cranking the engine...
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