setting ignition timing


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clndave
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Motorcycle: 83 interstate

setting ignition timing

Postby clndave » Thu Aug 12, 2010 9:53 am



1981 model interstate,how do you (where) do you adjust the timing?



mike in idaho
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Re: setting ignition timing

Postby mike in idaho » Sun Aug 15, 2010 6:04 pm

You don't, it's not adjustable.

clndave
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Re: setting ignition timing

Postby clndave » Mon Aug 16, 2010 1:00 pm

this bike pings and is a littleadvanced sounding when starting the engine

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Re: setting ignition timing

Postby WingAdmin » Mon Aug 23, 2010 12:10 pm

Try a higher octane fuel and see if it goes away.

hunter27h
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Re: setting ignition timing

Postby hunter27h » Wed Sep 01, 2010 8:29 am

May be time to look at the belts?? Consequently the timing belts??




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