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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-09-2020, 12:56 PM
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Posted By Patrick L.
Re: Timing Problem

[QUOTE=katy;1907473]True, but then one has to wonder why there is so much discussion about it.[/QUOTE






I agree. But it keeps things lively around here. :D
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 915
Posted By Patrick L.
Re: Timing Problem

One can set the cam lobe on any of the 4 cam lobes to just contact the the point rubbing block. Turn on the key, open the point arm and bingo, there will/should be a spark.

But, a big but, there...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-08-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 915
Posted By Patrick L.
Re: Timing Problem

Almost correct. Moving the cam to just contact the point arm sets the ignition timing. The rotor setting in its notch is just going along for the ride.

So initially pointing that notch/rotor to...
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