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- What Virago you Own: 1996 Virago Special XV1100SH
Cam shaft for Cylinder #1 Rear will have a 1 embossed on its Cam Shaft.
Cam shaft for Cylinder #2 Front will have a 2 embossed on its Cam Shaft.
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Crankshaft and two camshafts on xv535 - SOHC
The diagram above depicts two camshafts (#1, #2) with sprockets (#8). Camshafts (front and rear one) are not identical! Each camshaft has its own profile and its own number is engraved on it corresponding to the cylinder this camshaft belongs to. At the bottom of diagram there is the crankshaft with axle which has smaller gears on both sides. These gears are used for transferring synchronization to camshafts over timing chains (#7). In order time chains to be always tense there are dampers (#12, #13) and tensioners (#9).
Note one interesting part oil baffle (#3) which resides on one cylinder only (rear one for xv535).
1996 XV1100SH Virago Special
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