SETTING TIMING AFTER HEAD WORKS

1989 Mazda b2200

Tiny

itile4u

June, 20, 2012 AT 5:35 PM

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

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Tiny

ASEMaster6371

June, 20, 2012 AT 7:01 PM

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

Roy

Tiny

itile4u

June, 21, 2012 AT 2:54 AM

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

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

June, 21, 2012 AT 11:14 AM

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

Roy

Tiny

itile4u

June, 21, 2012 AT 12:07 PM

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

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

June, 21, 2012 AT 12:36 PM

God luck

Tiny

itile4u

June, 22, 2012 AT 2:54 AM

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

Tiny

itile4u

June, 24, 2012 AT 1:26 PM

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

Tiny

itile4u

June, 25, 2012 AT 12:24 PM

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

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