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Old 03-15-2004, 01:43 PM
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Ford timing??

I am trying to time a ford 250 w/ 390 carburated engine in it. it is a manual shift if that matters. I do not know where the timing marks are or how to setup the timing. it is a points and coil setup. I need all the help i can get. any ideas are appreciated. thanks

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Old 03-15-2004, 06:24 PM
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The pointer should be on the passenger side of the front cover and the marks on the balancer (or if an older model, the pulley). Since you didn't give specific engine data , I'll give you generally applied for most versions. Disconnect the vacuum at the dist. and set idle timing at about 8 degrees. Depending on age and condition of the engine it may need a slight tweak, but that should get you in the area.
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