Timing adjustment


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Timing adjustment

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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

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Does it still have points.?
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Statically works great. Honda manual is clear.
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Re: Timing adjustment

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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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Yea points are still on it
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Re: Timing adjustment

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Do you have enough information do do the job ?
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Split difference is important. Can find you a link if you can't.
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Re: Timing adjustment

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

http://www.randakksblog.com/ignition-qu ... technique/


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