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Re: [T3] plug reading (was engine/carb questions)


On 14 Sep 2005 at 22:41, David Y wrote:

> Thanks for the response. I have checked the timing with an advance timing 
> light, and at 30-32 degrees max advance (TDC jumps around quite a bit when 
> it's advanced so this is an average within 2-3 degrees) it backs down to 
> just around 7.5 tdc. I have the pulley with four marks... a long TDC mark 
> and three lines to the right of it. The center of these three lines is 7.5, 
> correct?

A certain amount of jumping around is normal, but this is pretty subjective and 
2-3 degrees sounds like a lot to me. Do you have some cam lube on your dist 
cam?

Your 4 timing marks are TDC, 7.5, 10, 12.5.

-- 
Jim Adney
jadney@vwtype3.org
Madison, WI 53711-3054
USA

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