how to set up engine timing

Discussion in 'General Motoring' started by davidedmiston, Dec 8, 2007.

  1. i have a peugeot 405 gl 1.6 on a l reg. i need verification on setting
    up the engine timing. can you help.
    davidedmiston, Dec 8, 2007
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  2. davidedmiston

    Chrs Guest

    1,3,4,2,time up top with bottom pulley notch. if i remenber its 10*
    before top dead center,or if your having problems look into a hayes
    book, try and do what i did once went to halfords and had a look then
    put it back.hahaha
    Chrs, Dec 9, 2007
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  3. hi i got it the camshaft pulley gets pinned at about 8 oclock on the
    pulley and the crankshaft pulley at about ten oclock................
    not tdc.
    davidedmiston, Dec 11, 2007
  4. davidedmiston

    Chrs Guest

    camshaft is about 12oclock u should have a dot or something on there to
    let you know to line it up with a mark some place on the cover,remove
    the spark plug number one and time it up the old way .
    Chrs, Dec 11, 2007
  5. davidedmiston

    G.T Guest

    Nope, as XUs tend to be timed half-way between top and bottom dead centres
    (all pistons on the same level).

    G.T, Dec 11, 2007
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