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Re: [T3] Can't get the point gap right



--- Mark Healey <marksvw@healeyonline.com> wrote:
> After puting in the new FI parts and them all
> seeming to work so far I
> am trying to ajust everything to stock specs.  The
> only problem is
> that I can't get the dwell right.  On my 8 cyl meter
> it always reads
> about 20 degrees.  According to muir closing the
> points increases the
> dwell.  Using my feeler guages I went as low as .010
> and it still
> reads 20.
> 
> The points and condenser are new.
> 
> 
> 
> Mark Healey
> 71 FI auto square
> 71 FI manual square
> marksvw@healeyonline.com
> 
> With the dwell meter hooked to the neg side of the
coil and grounded, have your friend turn the engine
over,have the dist cap and roter button out with the
coil wire disconected, with the points loose adjust
the dwell while the engine is turning over. when you
get the dwell right stop tthe engine , tighten the
points, put everything back together start the engine
and make sure the dwell didn't move ,if it is not
right try again till you get it.
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