Originally Posted by staleg
Thanks for your answer, but I'm afraid I don't understand what you mean...
the stock pointer is at 12 o'clock
you moved the place of top dead center so you could read it..
the timing light is still going to fire when the timing mark on the balancer is near the stock pointer , NOT YOUR MARK..
your mark is most likely about 60-74* from the mark in the balancer from the factory..
try this.. with the balancer mark(factory) lined up with the factory timing pointer. mark the balancer at say.. 2 oclock..(if you can see that mark, if not pick one you can see, 10 o'clock for exp.)
now fire it up.. the light should fire as YOUR mark passes the 2 oclock pointer.. you'll have to mark the balancer and the timing cover.. at 2o'clock with the balancer lined up with the factory mark/pointer