Yesterday's Tractor Co.
Shop Now View Cart
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
Classified Ads
Photo Ads
Tractor Parts

Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs

Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life
Tractor Pulling Discussion Forum

Re: farmall dist

[Show Entire Topic]  

Welcome Guest, Log in or Register
Author  [Modern View]
north puller

03-08-2013 06:54:22

Report to Moderator

Well, I'm running a 281 motor. I don't have use of a dyno right at the moment, but when I had it here, it seemed to do well with timing locked and set at 20-21 deg. Made good power from wide open down through to 1000 rpm anyway. I played with the dist at 1500 rpm and at 1200 rpm and it seemed to like the same timing. With some better tools I can be a little more accurate the next time I have the dyno.

I changed dist last night to the 22 deg with light springs. Started with a base timing of -1 and full advance was 21 at about 1500. It ran and sounded like $h!t untill it got at least 10 deg of timing in it. That was at 800-900 rpm. This motor seems to want timing down low, but not too much up top.

Like I said, with better tools, next time I have the dyno I will be able to get more accurate, but I have a good idea what it wants right now, and that's a small amount of advance coming on quickly.

[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]

03-08-2013 10:19:12

Report to Moderator
 Re: farmall dist in reply to north puller, 03-08-2013 06:54:22  
try at 15 base. mind ya that when the advance kicks all in, itll jump up to 37 degrees at 15, which will result in power loss on the dyno. BUT, if your overpowering the wheels now, its a good way to take a lil power out of em so they will hook up easier and has gained distance on the track. think of it as a shock absorber! been running a 400+ci smta on dyno n set at 15 base, no advance, set the timing at 1000 engine rpm n she runs just fine! pto wont handle it unless a big guy hangs on the pto lever to keep it enguaged. lol.

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
[Show Entire Topic]     [Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Log in to Reply]

Hop to:

Fast Shipping!  Most of our stocked parts ship within 24 hours (M-Th). Expedited shipping available, just call! Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors. Compare our super low shipping rates! We have the parts you need to repair your tractor. We are a company you can trust and have generous return policies. Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ About Us ]

Home  |  Forums

Copyright © 1997-2015 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters