View Single Post
Old 12-03-2012, 09:23 AM   #3
AustinJake
TE450-KLE-FXDWG
 
AustinJake's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2010
Location: Austin, TX
Oddometer: 3,527
Quote:
Originally Posted by michael1968 View Post
You can find TDC on just about any engine by inserting something in through the spark plug hole, say a small screw driver inserted up to its handle, you want it to protrude far enough in to contact the piston somewhere just before TDC. Rotate the engine until the piston just contacts the end of the screw driver, mark that position on the flywheel. Rotate the engine the other way and mark the flywheel again when the piston hits the screw driver. Halfway between those marks is TDC.
This explanation started OK but ended on a very confusing note.

Here is a shop manual for a 2007 TE250, have look thru this.

https://docs.google.com/folder/d/0B8...nE0RVpVZjU3STQ
__________________
____________________________________
Get fit. Stay safe. Enjoy life. Learn something to help someone in need.
AustinJake is online now   Reply With Quote