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posted August 12, 2003 04:34 PM
what should your rpm,s be when you set the timing ?i ask a guy at the track and was just wanting another opinion.

posted August 12, 2003 04:44 PM
do you have your advance welded open or is it stock dist. yet??? if you have your advance welded open it won't matter where you set your timing cause the timing curve won't change any with rpm's...but if you have like vacuum advance hooked should set it at the lowest end of your cam curve...which is usually about 2250 with a hobby cam.

posted August 13, 2003 07:07 AM
Powerglides is right. But check your timing light. Most lights retard a little as the rpm goes up. The high priced lights seem to do better. The idea for dial back to zero lights is good but they are not very accurate. I'm working on a way to test lights now. I'll publish it when I finish. SLEEPY

Hi Don

posted August 13, 2003 11:08 PM
Sleepy, are you still planning on being at the Boone Supernationals? this year we will have to meet LOL ....ford5

posted August 14, 2003 10:21 PM
Ford5, I hope so. The company hasn't given me travel plans yet. I'll let you know. SLEEPY

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