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just took of cam cover, see what I found.....
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no surprise, I have a wrong cam timing, but it´s different to what I´ve expected
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ok, problem solved, cam one and three were wrong - one tooth , and when three is wrong number four ist automatically wrong too

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Oil pump gear looks like new
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Maybe I'm missing something, but I don't see anything wrong with the cam marks.

Always check them with the pinion mark pointing straight toward the middle of the #2 cam.

However, I do see wear on your oil pump drive gear. Look more closely.

Also, the nature of the wear on that gear is such that it'll look absolutely perfect in one area, and then 180 degrees from that spot you'll see it badly worn. So look all the way around.

But even in your picture, I can see the tooth starting to sharpen.
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ok I looked all around the oil pump gear, some sharpening yes, but overall good

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ok I´m ready with assembly, just came back from a test ride, problem is solved, runs perfect, on idle too, strong on both cylinders, like it should be

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