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Username Post: Timing issues
malibu27 
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malibu27
Loc: Harrisonburg
Reg: 03-15-15
12-30-17 04:38 PM - Post#2719461    

I've got a problem that is totally beating me. I built a 383 stroker last winter. It's got 10.5 to 1 compression ratio. I run 93 octane fuel. I installed a cheap Chinese HEI distributor in it. I verified that the timings marks are true top dead center. For some reason i cannot advance the initial timing past 0 or it spark knocks like crazy. Even if it's at 2* it'll knock. The only thing i think it could be is that cheap distributor but i figured I'd ask before i spend $500 I a new MSD system.
'83 chevy K20, 383, Scat Crank, Comp Cams 08-408-8, Etec 170's, sm465
'97 chevy 1500 Silverado, 350, 4L60E

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