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Alright, so does the symbol in the attached picture mark top dead center? If so, when it is at TDC what position should the "up" arrows on the camshafts be at? They are currently facing down, and we believe that this is why the vehicle doesn't start. What is the reccomended procedure for fixing this 0_o.
 

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What picture? rehost to imgur.
 

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Yeah a picture would be nice. The "up" arrows go straight up with the slant of the head. So not perfectly straight up. Also on the backside of the stock cam gears you will see slots by the teeth. These should be parallel with the head slant. If you have it in TDC according to the flywheel you should be able to put 5mm pins about 3" long each into the top of the timing belt side cam end caps to hold them in place while doing a timing belt change. There is a write up in the F.A.Q.'s and a write up in 1funryd performance link thread found in the F.A.Q. There might be pictures too. Also there might be a write-up on prelude3g.com as well.
 

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I am not sure if that is tdc or not. Sorry have to wait for someone else. I have had a teggy fly for the last 7 years. Online manual should have something on this.
 

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That appears to be the correct mark. This is how you confirm it:

Take out the spark plug from cylinder #1.
Get a long clean screw driver/rod and stick it down into the cylinder so it's resting on the piston. Turn the crank pulley counter clockwise until the screwdriver tops out. Look at the flywheel again and whichever mark it stopped on is the TDC mark.


The cam gears are twice as big as the crank gear so they turn at half the rate. So if you're on the TDC mark and the gears are pointing down turn the crank another 360 and the the cam gears should be pointing up in relation to the head once you get to TDC again.
 

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Ok, so the car doesn't start, makes no attempt at starting. Has spark, has fuel pressure. No response from starting fluid either. So it seems like a severe timing issue. Does that seem correct?
 

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Ok, so the car doesn't start, makes no attempt at starting. Has spark, has fuel pressure. No response from starting fluid either. So it seems like a severe timing issue. Does that seem correct?
Have you verified the crank to cam timing? If the timing is right test the compression. You may have bent valves if you tried starting it with incorrect crank to cam timing.
 

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Ok, so the car doesn't start, makes no attempt at starting. Has spark, has fuel pressure. No response from starting fluid either. So it seems like a severe timing issue. Does that seem correct?
If you had spark you probably would have gotten something from the starting fluid... How did you test for spark?
 

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Are there any electrical connectors disconnected?
 
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