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Re: email sent to Bob Shaw

To: "Telewest (PH)" <>
Subject: Re: email sent to Bob Shaw
From: Charles & Peggy Robinson <>
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 12:17:15 -0500
   Shux, you don't need an adjustable timing light to check out the
centrifigul and vac advance.  Any timing light will let you see that
those things are working.    Anyway, with the engine unloaded, you only
get a momentary glimpse of the vac unit working as you open the
throttle.  I suppose you gould dial in the amount of initial advance +
the total vac and see if the light strobes at TDC on the damper, but is
it going to be worth anything unless you are measuring the manifold vac
too?  Oh, well.  It's fun to play with I guess. ;^)



"Telewest (PH)" wrote:
> To those who don't understand why
> an adjustable timing light is so useful, it allows you to dial in what the
> timing should be and if it is correct the light will flash when the TDC mark
> is by the pointer.  Also invaluable for checking your vacuum and centrifugal
> advances are working correctly.

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