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Re: timing belt

How does the timing mark go so far off? Made incorrectly? My old turbo had
about 1/5 of a turn off. I was told that this was not enough to cause
interference. I'll be doing my timing belt in a few weeks, so I need all
the help I canm get.

*Steve                                             Sachelle Babbar
*'87  5000CS Turbo 5spd 1.3-2.0 bar             <SBABBAR@IRIS.NYIT.EDU>
*Cockpit adjustable wastegate, AudiSport badge
*Disclaimer:"Any information contained herein is based purely on my own
*personal experience and may not necessarily reflect yours. Use caution as
*your results may vary from mine."

On Mon, 19 Apr 1999, Mike Mulholland wrote:

> paul W said ..line up the mark on the lower pulley with the mark on the
> timing belt cover...this does _not_ always work!! on my 5kcdtq the mark on
> the lower pulley was so far off it pointed to the centre of the idler wheel
> bolt. i verified tdc with a brass rod in the sparkplug hole of #1, the "0"
> on the flywheel, and the dimple on the camshaft. once happy that all was
> well, i marked the lower pulley correctly.
> hth
> mike
> 86 5kcdtq, tap chip sjm spring
> 84 5ks
> 84 5ksw
> many cyclops bicycles