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Author Topic:   timing woes
avila
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 217
posted December 20, 2004 11:12 AM  
New track rules state timing must be set at
32 degrees at 4000 rpms. I'm use to running
a full advance of 36 degrees by 2600 rpm - curved my dist that way.

I'm looking for a distributor curve kit that
would give me 32dg at 4000 and move to 36dg
thereafter. Any ideas on curve kits to achieve that?

dirtbuster
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 2007
posted December 20, 2004 11:17 AM  
thats a new one to me. Havent heard of any rules requiring timing before. If you didnt want to change anything i would just get an adjustable timing pointer then set it so that it was off by 4 degrees. That way when they check it in tech it will read 32 even though you have it set to 36. As long as you rememebered it was off by 4 and set the timing accordingly you wouldnt have a problem.

Eljojo
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 968
posted December 20, 2004 04:10 PM  
Any rule they make.....there's always a racer or two who finds a way "around" it! LMAO!

BIGG C
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 114
posted December 20, 2004 06:33 PM  
buy one of the wraparound timing tapes and install it 4 degrees off. Just remember 4 degrees retarded, not 4 degrees advanced. BIGG C

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