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beachbum
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From: Florida
Registered: Oct 2001

posted 11-03-2001 02:19 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for beachbum     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I found some conflicting information about 289 point gaps. I have a 1968, and my Haynes repair manual for my Mustang gives .021 gap, 27 degree drell angle but other information I have says .017 gap with 29 degree dwell angle for the 289. Does anyone have the correct information, thank you.

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7DMACH1
Gearhead

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From: PHILA. PA.
Registered: Feb 2001

posted 11-03-2001 02:25 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for 7DMACH1   Click Here to Email 7DMACH1     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I always used 17 and 29.

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n2oMike
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From: Spencer, WV
Registered: Jan 2001

posted 11-03-2001 03:35 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for n2oMike   Click Here to Email n2oMike     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Back in the day when my car used the stock distributer, I used 0.017"

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Harrys'65
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From: Saint Paul, MN
Registered: Sep 99

posted 11-03-2001 04:41 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Harrys'65   Click Here to Email Harrys'65     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I use .017 and 29 as well, that is what is in my 65 shop manual.
Harry

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mustangs68
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From: Hampton,Virginia,USA 1968 Fastback & 1995 Vert MCA#39406 M&M #12
Registered: May 99

posted 11-03-2001 11:02 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for mustangs68   Click Here to Email mustangs68     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
same here..
sam

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