does a 8 valve and 16 valve engine have same crank and tining

Asked by Feb 20, 2013 at 05:14 PM about the Chevrolet Tracker

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i bought a 8 valve motor at junk yard and put my 8 valve to 16 valve head in it at fits. i was back firing at the intake i
moved the distributor in hopes to set timing but now i am not getting nothing. are the cranks and blocks the same
regardless if you have 8 valve or 16 valve

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no there not but there is a solution you need a cam degree wheel this will help with the timming issues because with 16 valve heads u have faster igniting combustion ratio

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