On Wed, 21 Aug 1996 BarneyMG@aol.com wrote:
> I can't keep my $.02 out any longer. A couple of years ago at the NAMGAR
> national meet Jokn Twist (UML) was doing a rolling tech session on the MGAs,
> pulled out a timing light and set the timing on an MGA to 20 degrees BTDC at
> idle, along with the statement, "I know that sounds like a lot for an MG, but
> trust me, it works".
Hey, I'm convinced. 20 before at what rpm? With distributor vacuum
connected or disconnected?
I also want to check that my valve timing is right. My timing mark on
the pulley seems to be off a bit: something like five degrees, if I
recall, from TDC as determined by looking down the spark plug holes and
at the valves rocking. I know you can flip the timing chain gears to
alter the timing by less than a tooth, but how do you know when it's
Kevin Sullivan -- 1960 MGA firstname.lastname@example.org
Khoral Research Inc. http://www.khoral.com
Albuquerque NM USA