The Opel ignition timing is designed to be set at TDC (Top Dead Center). Adjustments are made to the point gap (.018” on most), and operation is checked at idle with a dwell Meter. Dwell is to be set to 50 degrees +or- 2 degrees. This test is to be performed with the distributor vacuum [...]
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This application is an interference engine. Do not rotate camshaft or crankshaft when timing belt is removed, or engine damage may occur.
CAUTION: DO NOT rotate engine counterclockwise (as viewed from timing belt end of engine). If reusing timing belt, place reference mark on timing belt to indicate direction of rotation before removing.
1. Remove drive belts [...]
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1. It is highly recommended that an oil and filter change be done before installing new cams.
2. Remove the plug wires, and valve cover from the engine. Use caution not to drop anything into the engine.
3. With the parking brake on, and the car out of gear (neutral), rotate the crankshaft clockwise until #1 cylinder [...]