Timing a Pfaff 545, Consew 226, Singer 111W and Juki LU-563
Adjust stitch length to zero (no feeding).
Turn handwheel to place needle in lowest position.
When needle is raised 2.5mm above lowest position (in sewing direction), hook point should be directly behind needle.
After setting hook timing, check that there is .1mm clearance between hook and needle.
After setting hook timing, adjust needle bar so that when hook point is directly behind needle, the hook point is 1.6mm above needle eye.