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RE: Timing tricks

To: "'Paul Hunt'" <>,
Subject: RE: Timing tricks
From: Dan Pockrus <>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 1999 14:40:25 -0600
> I always used to use a vacuum gauge to adjust the timing in 
> the 70s, and
> recently rediscovered it and redid the B.  You advance the 
> ignition till the
> needle just starts to flick (misfire) then back it off 3/4 of 
> a degree.
> Takes account of the actual conditions of your engine instead of the
> summation of all possible worst cases that Bill mentions.  Made a
> significant difference to the performance and economy, and no pinking.
> PaulH.

        Okay, Paul - I'm intrigued. Could you elaborate on this procedure
for the uninitiated?

Dan Pockrus
'74 CBB

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