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


On Fri, 10 Aug 2001 19:46:57 -0500, Russ Wolfe wrote:

>On Saturday 11 August 2001 15:11, Mark Healey 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.
>>
>If you are using a 8 cyl. dwell meter, just set them to .016" with a feeler
>gage and go for it. There may be a problem with your dwell meter, using it on
>a 4 cyl.
>What does the dwell meter show when it is not connected. It should read zero.

I just divide by two to compensate for the cyl diference.  It has
worked before.

Mark Healey
71 FI auto square
71 FI manual square
marksvw@healeyonline.com


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