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Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by Jspec, Jul 12, 2003.

  1. Jspec

    Jspec Junior Member

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    okay my buddie has an 89 civic si 1.6l single overhead cam. n e ways he just did the head gasket and to adjust the timing when he was done he took off the tyiming belt and turned the cam, well he just did it again and now his car wont start. any help will be great
     
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    jeffie7 Wrong Whole! VIP

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    find the timing marks try not to turn the motor over if its set wrong you might bend a valve or two

    P.S how did he turn the cam? would think the pressure from the valve springs would keep it in place with out having to put a good deal of force on the camgear to turn it
     
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    90 accord Chicks dig the box Moderator VIP

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    cam gears arent that hard to turn. i was turning one by hand in a v8 i worked on ovr the summer..
     
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    you turned the cam over on a V8? with head on or with out?
     
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    saturn_boy96 88 C1V1C 53D4N DR1V3R

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    it isn't that hard. the crank is the tough one.
     
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    either way just make sure you line up all the timing marks
     
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