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Old 01-22-2013, 09:04 PM
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lean mixture?

Originally Posted by jeepers creepers View Post
today i replaced three spark plug caps, one of them was cracked quite a bit, fixed a wire, gapped the spark plugs to .035, advanced an hair the timing and problem still, motor now has a superfast throttle response, no knocking or detonating, a friend of mine borrowed my timing light so i'll check it tomorrow, i know there are tons of variables but what' s the common total timing for the 350? are 35 degrees ok?
I want to measure the o2 sensor voltage as well, hope to do that tomorrow.
Try about 10-12 initial timing, and the total timing of 36* all in by 3000 rpms. You might have to get an advance curve kit for the distributor. Here is another article on tuning your HEI and setting your timing.
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