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Username Post: 85 chevy 350 timing        (Topic#332284)
remy frields 
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Reg: 01-18-16
01-18-16 01:11 PM - Post#2603030    

I have a 1985 chevy 350 thats needs to be timed. i can get it started but i need to know what degree to put it at so itll run the correct way its supossed to.




 




junkman104 
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01-18-16 04:52 PM - Post#2603092    
    In response to remy frields

TIMING SPECIFICATION

8 DEGREES
BEFORE TOP DEAD CENTER
*SET AT WARM IDLE SPEED (500 RPM) *DISTRIBUTOR VACUUM HOSE DISCONNECTED & PLUGGED
*ALL ACCESSORIES OFF *TRANSMISSION IN DRIVE (PARKING BRAKE ENGAGED)



 
0utlaw 
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0utlaw
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01-18-16 04:57 PM - Post#2603094    
    In response to remy frields

Assuming a bread and butter low compression factory stock 350..........
I'd guess 10 degrees btc to start dist vac disconnected...then connect manifold vacuum on distributor. You can then adjust your distributor on the road for ultimate performance/ mileage.



 




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