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post #1 of 3 Old 04-02-2011, 05:59 PM Thread Starter
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kfx400 timing marks?no compression

just got it from a friend,had a bent valve,replaced it,was told to set timing at ex cam 1 mark facing gasket surface and 2 mark up.intake cam mark 3 on the 15th pin from ex cam mark 2 so it would be ex-2 up,in-3 up.motor has no compression.do i have the timing right?
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yes as long as you have it on top dead center you are correct!!
check to make sure the valves are sealing properly!
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the cams sound like they are right, as long as the T mark on the flywheel was up, you should be OK on timing. My bet is the replaced valve is might be too tight, and a thinner shim is needed. Check the valve clearance next.
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