Clive makes a good point, but remember, as long as you're certain #1 piston
is on the very top of its stroke and the #1 cam lobes are in a vertical
"rabbit ear" position, the valve timing is right. You can forget about the
existing or non-existing timing marks. You can even lay a small level
diagonally across the two lobes tips and they'll be very close, or right on
tommm in Ohio, where Indian summer is quickly and sadly departing...........
----- Original Message -----
From: "Clive Sherriff" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: <DB35PA@aol.com>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, November 07, 2008 1:01 PM
Subject: Re: Many thanks!
> There is another point in this area, I recall that if
> you go so far as to remove the cam in all this, it is
> easily possible to reassemble the drive half a tooth
> out which b*****s the timing somewhat and depletes
> what is already a not too extravagantly overfull
> box of horsepower.....
> Just a thing to check.
> Oxford UK
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <DB35PA@aol.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2008 10:04 PM
> Subject: Many thanks!
>> One again, my MMM education takes a big leap forward thanks to you all!
>> Pete and others directed me to Chptr 11 Blowers for more info on the two
>> different shaped dynamo forks available on both the P and N types. I
>> didn't have
>> a clue and intentionally didn't read, as Chptr 11 has to do with "Special
>> Tuning for Trials" and I was just glad it ran!
>> After balancing the info coming in from the group... looks like I may
>> vertically misaligned the forks (hence placing the flex plate in a bind)
>> whilst working on a "clatter" issue in the 90 degree gearing at the top
>> of the
>> drive and the cam itself, this spring.
>> When Pete suggested I read Blowers and look at drawings and info about
>> the "flatter" dynamo fork, I didn't think there was a chance in hell
>> that a P
>> 110/8 P type fork existed anywhere. I should have known ... as one old
>> replied and said he had an extra one of each hanging around if I needed
>> I initially felt great that any damage seemed to be confined to the
>> disk... and the fix being a simple replacement. Looks like I need to
>> build a
>> more precise method to measure that disk lies perfectly flat.
>> As mentioned earlier, I had previously done some shimming up/down / fore
>> aft, as I had a sloppy fit and whine at the beveled cam gear. However, I
>> not do any serious double checking on the flex plate (like with the
>> running and a strobe light) after completing the work on the gear fit
>> Ah to be a wiser and better informed man!
>> Thanks again to all
>> Don B.
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