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Re: 981 diesel

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10-23-2012 07:48:32

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The info I read stated the original timing from the factory had been set to 18 degrees BTC however it should actually be 23 degrees BTC. I just wanted to check this as part of my initial tuneup

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10-23-2012 17:24:13

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 Re: 981 diesel in reply to desertguy, 10-23-2012 07:48:32  
Yes, somewhere along the way Ford changed the timing spec to 23*. Set the flywheel timing mark to 23* and then align the 2 hash marks in the window on the pump.

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10-24-2012 09:50:44

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 Re: 981 diesel in reply to awhtx, 10-23-2012 17:24:13  
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ok, thankx for all the info. from all of you. gonna go out tomorrow and tinker with it some more.

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10-23-2012 10:26:29

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 Re: 981 diesel in reply to desertguy, 10-23-2012 07:48:32  
my copy of the old service spec catalog just lists the 18 btdc.. but I don't have a prior diesel.. so havn't been looking for updated info either.

someone like awhtx may have more info for you

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