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Old July 17th, 2017, 02:16 AM
Dano64 Dano64 is offline
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Default Re: Going to HEI distributor and screwing up (a lot?)

Holy crap it worked. The lifter checking method got me to a reliable TDC; from there I found my rotor was inexcusable off and it would have never worked. First try it fired up after that.

Following that... lots of futzing with timing then realized that timing with the vacuum on was all wrong...

Got to a non-vacuum timing of about 4 degrees and smooth (mostly) idle of about 1500 w/o choke.

I think I need to move it to 6-8 but I'm taking a glory-I-got-it-running drive first.
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