So as you all know I was having trouble with the bike accelerating through midrange. Well today I decided to pull off the head cover just for the heck of it. While I was at it I followed the service information to check the timing chain. To my suprise when I checked it against the manual's specs and discovered that my intake cam shaft was 16 Pins from the front sprocket. The service manual says it should only be 15 pins apart to line up the marker. I have made up a drawing that I have attached. What symptoms would this cause? What harm could this have done? Am I missing something? Should I look at it again before adjusting the intake cam one tooth. I am suprised at this because I just had the bike in for a valve adjustment. Could it have been like this since the previous owner put a manual cam chain tensioner on it? How did it even run like it did if the cam was off?
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