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t7d5
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Timing

Post by t7d5 » Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:19 pm

How do you static time a 1600 dual port with an 009 and a Weber 2 barrel when it's not in the car?

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Max Welton
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Re: Timing

Post by Max Welton » Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:02 pm

Position #1 piston at TDC on its compression stroke. Apply power to the ignition and slowly rotate the distributor backwards (CCW) until the points open. There should be a spark at that moment. Tighten the clamp.

The engine is now statically timed at 0 degrees which should b close enough to start it when the engine is installed in the car. Once it will run you'll want to use a timing light.

Max

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