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Old 06-09-2009, 02:34 AM
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Hey. Im in progress to start my engine and have a new cam in it. I also have a new HEI distr. and I want the engine to start on first try so I can rev it up for the cam to be properly breaked in. Can you help me get the timing right with the engine off? With points I allways turned the crank to what advance I wanted and with a bulb on the coil turned the distr. till the bulb flashed. How do I do that with a HEI?
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You can do the same basic thing by using a spark plug checker, a timing light or a spark plug hooked to #1 plug wire.

Key "on", turn the distributor till you get a spark, just like you used to do w/the points set-up.
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