View of a Timing Belt

This is how I set the belt on my 1990 1.6 liter and 1994 1.8 liter.
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My Sprocket Alignment

I had 19 teeth between the tick marks on the sprockets

My Crank gear alignment on the 94


I'm neither a certifed auto mechanic nor a trained Mazda technician. The information on this page is my own interpretation and may be flat-ass wrong. Use at your own discretion.