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surfnripcurl
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From: state of confusion(s. carolina)
Registered: Feb 2003

posted 05-28-2003 05:52 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for surfnripcurl   Click Here to Email surfnripcurl     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
running a 302,2bbl and would like to know what this timing is set at the only marks i have is 10 bftdc, and 20 with increments in between. it was set at 10 but i still have some spark knock(or pinging) could sure use some help on this one. thanks in advance

oh by the way this motor is in a 68 mustang coupe,not efi anymore

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KULTULZ
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From: Rockville, MD
Registered: Oct 2002

posted 05-28-2003 06:15 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for KULTULZ   Click Here to Email KULTULZ     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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oh by the way this motor is in a 68 mustang coupe,not efi anymore

What engine is the balancer from? If it is from the 85, try running the timing at six degrees BTDC.

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surfnripcurl
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posted 05-28-2003 06:34 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for surfnripcurl   Click Here to Email surfnripcurl     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
it is from an 85 but dude across the road from me who says he rebuilt it says it has a racing cam in it??? and rolling lifters. im going to have someone else check it out to see if its true.ill set it at 6 btdc right now then adjust as needed from there

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