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Old 06-28-2012, 05:43 PM
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Originally Posted by jumbo2 View Post
well I fired it up for the 20 min cam break in and went from 1800 - 2400 for 20min , temp got up to 230deg so perfect no leaks no oil no smoke no nothing , valves were almost bang on , but had to advance the dizzy to start it and retard the timing to get a good idle 850 rpm , seems like the hyfire v1 box is blaying tricks on me ? its like I need start advance not retard unless im confused? I have to turn it clockwise about an inch to start or starter wont crank ? Its a powermaster mini but has been 100% up untill now
Turning the distributor CW retards a SBC, so that seems normal if you were using a healthy amount of initial timing.

All in all, good job.
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