Originally Posted by prostcelica
Hey Guys. I just fired my motor today for the first time and was hoping to get some timing recomendations. Motor runs really well. Right know I have my initial set at about 12 degrees with the vacuum advance plugged. I'm all in at around 3000RPM at about 35 degrees. I think I could do with some more intial but I'm really not sure. See motor specs below and send some input my way.
If I have missed any info please let me know. Thanks in advance. (No pun inteded)
Comp 274 solid roller 234/244 at 50
Edelbrock estreet heads ported and upgraded valce train
Air gap intake
Holley 670 carb (probably a touch on the small side)
MSD street fire HEI with 6AL box
4 speed saginaw(for know)
Ford 9" posi 355's
You definately need more initial. Limit the mechanical to keep the total from being too high.
More timing info here