VEHICLE WILL NOT START AT PROPER TIMING SETTING ...

  • Tiny
  • bfalk06
  • 1982 Mercedes Benz 380sl
  • 90,000 miles

Vehicle will not start at proper timing setting and over advancing timing to 60-70 degrees will start. Remove valve covers and no# 1 spark plug, using a bore scope, verify tdc and see both machined lines on camshafts in correct position. Open exhaust system before cat convertor with no change. Whats next or what I miss?

Saturday, October 20th, 2012 AT 6:15 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,551 posts

What about the crank mark?

What is the compression?

Roy

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Sunday, October 21st, 2012 AT 2:09 AM
  • Tiny
  • bfalk06
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Used bore scope to verify proper timing mark alignment for crankshaft, compression was 125 psi, the only thing I may due is to install dial indicator to moniter intake valve opening/closing to specs on cyl no# 1 I thought it prob jumped timing at first but really cant prove it. It has a double roller chain and guides look good. Not sure after that what I missed

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Sunday, October 21st, 2012 AT 7:45 PM

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