Originally Posted by mapletree
That's some good info, thanks. Confusing though - since TDC on the two cylinders aren't 180 degrees apart I don't understand how I could have ended up drawing my line 180 out of phase. If I'm understanding it right, even if I left it at TDC for the rear cylinder it shouldn't have ended up that way.
Also the description in that picture of how to set TDC isn't the same as my manual. My manual says you want to align with the mark above the T, not the top of the T.
But now that I looked at the manual again I figured it out - the mark sets it to TDC for either stroke, so I had it on the exhaust stroke when I took it apart and drew my line. So what I have to do is figure out how to know if the front cylinder is on the compression stroke.
Edit: OK, I found the manual online. First, the service manual says use the top of the T, so the Haynes manual is wrong.
Second, in case anyone needs to know in the future, the procedure to get the camshafts installed correctly is to set TDC on the front cylinder, install the front camshaft using the line on the sprocket, then turn the crankshaft 305 degrees counterclockwise to the TDC mark for the rear and install the rear camshaft the same way.
Thanks again guys.