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Re: Distributor/Ignition Question

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Subject: Re: Distributor/Ignition Question
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2006 16:12:27 -0700
I have heard that 32 degree figure before, but it seems to me that when I
was looking at the workshop manual for the 18GB specs, it stated total
advance was 40 degrees. I don't recall what RPM.

Need to check on that...


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires

on 8/17/06 6:46 PM, John DiFede at wrote:

> I have used the Crane electronic ignition conversion and transferred it from a
> 25D into a 45D.  It will work in both distributors.
> As Paul H. stated, for any performance gain you need to get the advance curve
> set properly.
> Any new distributor that you purchase will work, but will not have the optimum
> advance curve for best performance.
> As I recall it is best to have the total advance curve at about 32 degrees @
> 3000- 3500 rpm.
> John DiFede
> 73 MGB

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