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ignition timing #754300
10/27/18 11:27 pm
10/27/18 11:27 pm
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To close out the thread .... I set the ignition timing today, set 28 deg. BTDC on the drive side, I got 27 deg. BTDC on the timing side, I turned the motor over several times through 360 deg. and checked each cylinder. I used two different timing discs and got the same results.
I used cigarette paper in the points to indicate the opening point .... in his book , Paul Dunstall recommends using a battery and bulb ( taking out the points centre bolt ) but I did not trust the taper to hold the points sufficiently well.

I am happy with that result .... perhaps not perfect .... but a whole lot better than it was.

Thanks for the help and advice.

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Re: ignition timing [Re: limeyrider] #754527
10/30/18 1:56 am
10/30/18 1:56 am
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Closing off a thread by opening a new one seems a bit of a contradiction ?

Good you got it sorted, maybe your words need to be added to the original thread...


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