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02-17-2014 12:30:35

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Your distributor is currently clamped at the proper firing angle right now. All you need do is adjust base plate until points just begin to open and tighten screw.


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02-17-2014 22:40:34

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 Re: timing tool in reply to TheOldHokie, 02-17-2014 12:30:35  
There"s very little movement of the points when moving the timing. A fine line between open and close. Is this correct?

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Bruce (VA)

02-18-2014 06:17:58

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 Re: timing tool in reply to rodgernbama, 02-17-2014 22:40:34  

Which is why I said " Use a meter or light to check for the points opening."

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02-20-2014 12:46:26

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 Re: timing tool in reply to Bruce (VA), 02-18-2014 06:17:58  
Thanks Bruce. I checked and I didn't have the wide side of the tang to the left. I rotated it and clamped back down and the points do open further when advancing the timing.Once I learn how to do this hopefully it'll stay in my mind for future repairs.

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02-20-2014 15:34:36

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 Re: timing tool in reply to rodgernbama, 02-20-2014 12:46:26  
Quoting Removed, click Modern View to seeYour picture sure looks like you had the wide side on the left! You do realize that we are talking about the wide side of the shaft don't you? There is no wide tang.... it is simply offset to one side of the shaft centerline. When setting up, you have the shaft clamped in position by the fixture & are rotating the breaker plate to 'just achieve' point opening . Rotating breaker plate CW (as viewed from the front) to achieve that opening of points.

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