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Re: [T3] my petronics is dead


<x-charset iso-8859-1>On Sunday 04 November 2001 19:37, Keith Park wrote:
> First off... you cant just set things anywhere they happen to fall and
> expect things to be right.
> There are no vacuum only advance distributors, they ALL have centrifugal
> advance in them and judging from your mentioning the  size of the advance
> can you have a 72 distributor.  Should you be using this distributor?? what
> is your FI setup or carb setup??  use the correct or compatable distributor
> with your fuel system.  Setting the timing on the 72 dual advance
> distributor is a special procedure that Jim Adney has written up... too
> much advance on ANY distributor and you have detonation and perhaps piston
> breakage, too little and it can run hot or dilute the oil.
>
>
The centrifugal advance did not start in the T-3 until 1968. My '66 does not 
have a mechanical advance. Or, he could have a T-1 distributor.


-- 
Russ Wolfe
'71 Fastback AT
'66 Fastback MT (IT RUNS)
russw@classicvw.org
http://www.classicvw.org

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