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Toby Erkson -- http://www.icbm.org/ '72 VW Squareback Darksider, 5-speed, 2.0L, rag top '72 VW Squareback Lightsider, automatic, FI, sunroof, gas heater '95 VW Jetta ~ SCCA Solo 2 EP #3; '73 Porsche 914; '81 Honda Gold Wing Portland, Oregon
> Detonation. Try backing your timing off about 2-3 degrees.
OK. I did that. It is now timed at 0 degrees, which is actually by the book
for a 69. The timing light shows 29 degrees of maximum advance with the
vacuum hose disconnected. Before it was timed at 31 degrees.
Okay, I didn't know that you were trying to run more advanced timing than
It's not really a question of "trying to run a more advanced timing than suggested". At first I timed it to 7.5 degrees BTDC, because that is where I was led to believe that it should be timed...
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