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Offline Tumbleweed

Timing Question
« on: October 13, 2014, 11:05:38 AM »
In the process of putting all the parts back on the engine and I am just a bit confused about the position of the oil pump and distributor. I may be making this harder than it really is but I hope I have it close enough to try and crank the engine over.

From the picture does my oil pump look like it is in the correct position with the slot at about 11:00?

Also the distributor is between 5 and 6 o'clock position.

The timing gears are in correct position and the #1 piston is at TDC.

Thanks,

Tumbleweed.....
49 CJ3A - "Smokey"
53 Willys Wagon - "Wylie"

Offline Tumbleweed

Re: Timing Question
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2014, 11:07:30 AM »
Darn pictures are turned on their sides. Please rotate to the right when viewing.

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Offline scoutpilot

Re: Timing Question
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2014, 11:27:01 AM »
Very close. Try it out.
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Offline 1955CJ-5

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Re: Timing Question
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2014, 11:32:01 AM »
I think it looks right. I re-read the install description in the service manual and the oil pump slot looks correct.....if the picture is oriented correctly...is the distributor picture the only one that is turned?

When I took my engine apart I took this picture of the distributor so I would know where #1 TDC was.....
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Re: Timing Question
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2014, 11:37:07 AM »
And just a reminder...the rotor turns counter-clockwise so make sure the plug wires are in the correct order...1-3-4-2
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Offline Tumbleweed

Re: Timing Question
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2014, 12:20:52 PM »
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I think it looks right. I re-read the install description in the service manual and the oil pump slot looks correct.....if the picture is oriented correctly...is the distributor picture the only one that is turned?

Both pictures are turned on their sides.

Thanks for the feedback....I'll give her a go.

George

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Offline Ryan_M

Re: Timing Question
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2014, 05:54:23 PM »
If it is messed up this video may be a help to you. I know it was for me:

[media]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=il7nKhbjwVo[/media]
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Offline Tumbleweed

Re: Timing Question
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2014, 12:03:58 PM »
Thanks Ryan,

All of this is starting to make more sense now.

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