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I'd like to say first that I have a manule and I do intend to follow it when I install my cam sprocket and chain but I'm just curious is it just those two marks on the cam sprocket about half way up on earthier side that have to me flush with the head at TDC and cam lobes down to be correctly timmed ? Or is there something on the chain to? Here's a pic of the sproket I got come in the male yesterday this is off a fourtrax 350 4x4 by the way
 

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I'd like to say first that I have a manule and I do intend to follow it when I install my cam sprocket and chain but I'm just curious is it just those two marks on the cam sprocket about half way up on earthier side that have to me flush with the head at TDC and cam lobes down to be correctly timmed ? Or is there something on the chain to? Here's a pic of the sproket I got come in the male yesterday this is off a fourtrax 350 4x4 by the way
Your correct in thinking the above, the chain doesn't matter where it sits as long as it's on the teethbof both sprockets correctly.
All you missed was to ensure the flywheel marks are aligned with the mark on the casing. Make sure you get the right mark, there are two. That's all there is to it.

Don't forget, TURN IT OVER BY HAND before cranking with the starter or kick.
 
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I'd like to say first that I have a manule and I do intend to follow it when I install my cam sprocket and chain but I'm just curious is it just those two marks on the cam sprocket about half way up on earthier side that have to me flush with the head at TDC and cam lobes down to be correctly timmed ? Or is there something on the chain to? Here's a pic of the sproket I got come in the male yesterday this is off a fourtrax 350 4x4 by the way
Your correct in thinking the above, the chain doesn't matter where it sits as long as it's on the teethbof both sprockets correctly.
All you missed was to ensure the flywheel marks are aligned with the mark on the casing. Make sure you get the right mark, there are two. That's all there is to it.

Don't forget, TURN IT OVER BY HAND before cranking with the starter or kick.
When you say marks on the fly wheel are you talking out the T?
 

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I'd like to say first that I have a manule and I do intend to follow it when I install my cam sprocket and chain but I'm just curious is it just those two marks on the cam sprocket about half way up on earthier side that have to me flush with the head at TDC and cam lobes down to be correctly timmed ? Or is there something on the chain to? Here's a pic of the sproket I got come in the male yesterday this is off a fourtrax 350 4x4 by the way
Your correct in thinking the above, the chain doesn't matter where it sits as long as it's on the teethbof both sprockets correctly.
All you missed was to ensure the flywheel marks are aligned with the mark on the casing. Make sure you get the right mark, there are two. That's all there is to it.

Don't forget, TURN IT OVER BY HAND before cranking with the starter or kick.
When you say marks on the fly wheel are you talking out the T?
yep, T mark stamped in the flywheel. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE PISTON ON THE EXHAUST STROKE WHEN PUTTING ALL THIS TOGETHER !.
 

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I'd like to say first that I have a manule and I do intend to follow it when I install my cam sprocket and chain but I'm just curious is it just those two marks on the cam sprocket about half way up on earthier side that have to me flush with the head at TDC and cam lobes down to be correctly timmed ? Or is there something on the chain to? Here's a pic of the sproket I got come in the male yesterday this is off a fourtrax 350 4x4 by the way
Your correct in thinking the above, the chain doesn't matter where it sits as long as it's on the teethbof both sprockets correctly.
All you missed was to ensure the flywheel marks are aligned with the mark on the casing. Make sure you get the right mark, there are two. That's all there is to it.

Don't forget, TURN IT OVER BY HAND before cranking with the starter or kick.
When you say marks on the fly wheel are you talking out the T?
yep, T mark stamped in the flywheel. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE PISTON ON THE EXHAUST STROKE WHEN PUTTING ALL THIS TOGETHER !.

Thanks guys and the exhaust stroke would be having the t lined up on the fly wheel with the cam lobes pointing down correct
 

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Correct ;-)

ALWAYS crank it over by hand though before hitting the button or kicking. This is something you want to make a habit, eliminates any chance of total top end destruction.
 
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Correct ;-)

ALWAYS crank it over by hand though before hitting the button or kicking. This is something you want to make a habit, eliminates any chance of total top end destruction.

Infourtunatly the first time I ever put it tdc I had to kick it over because I couldn't get the big hole of the fly wheel case open, but recently I managed to chisel the bolt/but/ what ever you want to call it open, luckily I never had trouble getting the visual hole open on the case though
 

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Correct ;-)

ALWAYS crank it over by hand though before hitting the button or kicking. This is something you want to make a habit, eliminates any chance of total top end destruction.

Infourtunatly the first time I ever put it tdc I had to kick it over because I couldn't get the big hole of the fly wheel case open, but recently I managed to chisel the bolt/but/ what ever you want to call it open, luckily I never had trouble getting the visual hole open on the case though
Kicking is fine, just remove the spark plug and push the kick with your hand :)

Those caps can be a pain in the butt! I always put copper grease on them when I refit, they only need to be 'nipped' up, not to tight.
 
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