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1931 Ford model A coupe

Could anyone help me, I'm looking for tune-up specs for a 1931 Ford Model
A coupe, 4 cylinder,Where timing marks are located, plug gap, point gap-
dwell, carb-settings any help would be grteatly appreciated. This is all
stock, no-modifications. Thanks Pontiacman

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it has been a long time, but i will help a little bit. on the front right of the timing cover, there is a piece that looks like a miniature bowling pin. it has a hex head at the base. remove this pin and invert it and insert it into the hole it came out of. while putting a little pressure on this pin turn over the engine manually till the pin drops into an indention in the timing gear. this is top dead center. remove the dist. cap and find the dist cam, it has a large screw driver slot in the center. the cam should have a dot or line that lines up with another dot or line. if it does not line up , loosen the screw and turn the cam till it lines up and tighten the screw. i can not remember what the cam lines up with. this should get you started in the right direction. don't forget to reinstall the pin at the front of the timing cover. once you have everything lined up, the timing is set. then set the point gap approx..015 thousands. mabe someone else will help where i left off. plug gap will .035. if the plug gap is wrong , some one should fill the empty spaces. that's all i have for now. good luck...
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Thank you for sharing your expertise this information is hard to get.
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