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Old 09-09-2012, 09:08 PM
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Piston stop without timing tab

Hey guys, i have a sbc 350 that I am trying to set up and tune. The problem is that i went to check the timing and the timing tab is missing. Im needing to find tdc but I have nothing to reference the balancer to. I have a piston stop and what I think is a good idea, hear me out. I'm thinking of putting a mark on the timing chain cover about where the tab was, then rotate clockwise on comp. stroke to stop, then mark balancer at cover mark. Rotate counter clockwise to stop, then mark balancer at cover mark. Then divide the two marks on balancer and that will be tdc for the balancer, but, then, do I just mark the timing cover in line with the balancer tdc mark? That is with the piston still resting on the piston stop for correct position of the balancer. Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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