SETTING TIMING AFTER HEAD WORKS

  • Tiny
  • itile4u
  • 1989 Mazda b2200
  • 151,000 miles

I HAVE A MAZDA(89) b2200, 2.2motor that did a head job on.I have set the bottom tdc mark, piston is up, dist. Pointed at no 1. My question is the position of the cam. The cam gear will go in any of four positions, what should I do to to put cam in right place. Tim, thanks your help is appreciated. Tmorgan140@aol. Com

Do you
have the same problem?
Yes
No
Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 AT 5:35 PM

8 Replies

  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,556 posts

Can you take a good picture of the gear and post it?

Roy

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 AT 7:01 PM
  • Tiny
  • itile4u
  • Member

Took a couple of pictures. Thanks for your help. Tim let me know if pic didn't make it

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, June 21st, 2012 AT 2:54 AM
  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,556 posts

Thats the mark as the dowel pin is straight up as well. Thats the mark we all look for.

Roy

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, June 21st, 2012 AT 11:14 AM
  • Tiny
  • itile4u
  • Member

Thanks a million, Roy. Will finish it tonight I hope. Tim

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, June 21st, 2012 AT 12:07 PM
  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,556 posts

God luck

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, June 21st, 2012 AT 12:36 PM
  • Tiny
  • itile4u
  • Member

Great info, feel like I should have known that! Started right up! "I'm back in th saddle again" great site. Thank you Roy. Tim

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
+1
Friday, June 22nd, 2012 AT 2:54 AM
  • Tiny
  • itile4u
  • Member

Roy, Help! Mazda is still looseing water and running hot.I have replaced water pump, thermostat, belts, hoses. The head work was done at a cylinder head service center. Truck runs great but gets hot within 6 miles. Going to go get a comp checker and ckeck each cylinder today Tim

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Sunday, June 24th, 2012 AT 1:26 PM
  • Tiny
  • itile4u
  • Member

Checked comp. Very low, 68psi#1, 58#2, 60#3&4. Dont think they pressure checked it cause I had to wait when I picked it up. They weren't done with it. Checked comp. With plugs in and out, no dif. Tim

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 12:24 PM

Please login or register to post a reply.

Similar Questions