I put a 350 in my '85 and was concerned about timing advance even working. I
found this on the internet and saved it:
I put some timing tape on the balancer, my results are at the bottom of the
page. I was gonna mess with it a little and maybe get the advance to come in
sooner but figured it was close enough.
1959 Apache Fleetside
----- Original Message -----
From: "William Gray" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 3:28 PM
Subject: [oletrucks] Ignition Timing Question
> This is my 1st note to this net - I hope I'm doing it right.
> Does anyone have the ignition timing specs for a pre-computer 350 in a
> 3/4 or 1 ton truck? I need to know initial, centrugal and vacuum
> advance numbers.
> What I've got is a fairly modern crate 350 with an HEI distributor from
> who-knows-what in a '59 Gumman-Olson van - 3/4 ton Chev forward control
> chassis, 10K lb. GVW.
> Maybe I should write to the shops that do custom curving of distributors
> - they should have most specs.
> Bill Gray
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
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