Re: 1992 v6 2.9 Timing Issue
Do you remember which side #1 was on, like the driver's or passenger side? The harmonic balancer has a T/C (top center) mark on it that you could reference by turning the crankshaft with a wrench, but if you're not sure where it originally was, you will need to find top dead center. The way to do this is to pull the #1 spark plug out and feel for air coming out when the crank is turned. Line the the T/C mark on the balancer and it's there. Both valves will be closed and the piston will be at the top (no more air pushing out), that is "close enough" to top dead center to get it timed (or find #1).
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