i have a 1972 mercedes benz model 220 with the engine W115. Just completed a valve job on the head and reinstalled. Am struggling with making the timing match up between camshaft, crankshaft, and rotor distributor. I am getting a spark in the plugs and the engine does pop but will not idle.How can i line up the camshaft, crankshaft, and distribuotr rotor properly?

Asked by Aug 24, 2015 at 12:17 PM about the 1972 Mercedes-Benz 220

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

completed head repair work on cracked exhaust valves.
i have a 1972 mercedes benz model 220 with the engine W115. Just completed a
valve job on the head and reinstalled. Am struggling with making the timing match up
between camshaft, crankshaft, and rotor distributor. I am getting a spark in the plugs
and the engine does pop but will not idle.How can i line up the camshaft, crankshaft,
and distributor rotor properly?

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hi...does this help? >www.youtube.com/watch?v=NotAjJU-_8A

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checking now, thanks for the reply. i really need to get thi car running again. been in the family since my great aunt bought it new in 1972 in Nutley new jersey

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