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Old 09-26-2012, 01:20 PM   #90
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It's not just about things coming into contact....

Take your valvecover off and rotate it until cylinder 1 is at TDC - the two cam lobes should be pointing at each other & the tops of the squares should be level or almost level to the head. You're likely off by a tooth or two and didn't notice the first time...
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