Timing adjustment


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Timing adjustment

Postby zach75gl » Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:23 am



Hey guys. My build is almost complete but I don't know how to adjust the timing. Can anyone explain how it is done?
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Re: Timing adjustment

Postby virgilmobile » Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:38 am

Does it still have points.?

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Re: Timing adjustment

Postby Fred Camper » Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:42 am

Statically works great. Honda manual is clear.

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Re: Timing adjustment

Postby virgilmobile » Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:24 am

Then do the "split the difference" method to get the dwell angle identicle.It does make that little bit of difference.

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Re: Timing adjustment

Postby zach75gl » Tue Jul 23, 2013 12:10 pm

Yea points are still on it

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Re: Timing adjustment

Postby virgilmobile » Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:36 pm

Do you have enough information do do the job ?

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Re: Timing adjustment

Postby Fred Camper » Tue Jul 23, 2013 4:08 pm

Split difference is important. Can find you a link if you can't.

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Re: Timing adjustment

Postby Fred Camper » Tue Jul 23, 2013 6:46 pm

Robert Overby gets the credit for this, and it really helps a lot.

http://www.randakksblog.com/ignition-quirks-split-timing-technique/




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