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windwagen
08-05-2004, 09:22 AM
Since there are so many dubbers here, who can help me?

I changed the timing belt on my dad's 91 Jetta. When I put it all back together, the car had even less balls than normal. apparently, I missed the timing mark by one or two teeth on the distributor pulley. The cam is OK ( I can clearly see the timing marks on that).

For now, I just set the timing "by ear" so the car is driveable, but I can't find any ignition timing specs. Can someone guide me please?

thanks

raffa
08-06-2004, 12:45 AM
When you take off distributor cap,you should be able to see mark on the distributor housing right under ignition wire #1 (it will be small line towards firewall, distributor dust shield may be covering the mark). When you get marks on the crank/cam on TDC. your ignition rotor should be lining up with the mark on the housing (get mark/line on the distributor housing in the middle of the rotor).you can acheive this by pulling distributor and rotating untill you get it.Do that and you should be OK.

windwagen
08-06-2004, 02:05 AM
Awesome...I'll try it..thanks