Ignition seting

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Jelonek
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Ignition seting

Postby Jelonek » Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:42 am

Hi!,

who does it know ...something about the signs on the plate on the picture ? how is the correct setting of a ignition or your recommendation for 1966 Toronado?
what is it this small slots in the plate, holes and square-hole ?

Thanks for the help!!!!

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Otto Skorzeny
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Re: Ignition seting

Postby Otto Skorzeny » Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:50 am

Jelonek, do you have a 1966 Olds Chassis Manual?

If so, look up ignition timing and go to the page listed. You'll see a photo of the timing pointer with each slot labelled. Basically they're in 5 degree increments with the top one being 10 degrees BTDC.

(notice the two punched out holes to the right? the top one is a "10", the bottom one is "0".

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Re: Ignition seting

Postby Jelonek » Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:56 am

If you look at the right side that easy :lol: but if you look at the front that's like...... hieroglyphs

Thanks.....

What is a typical setting for ignition? Aktuelle i have eight degree and the car runs very easy.....

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Re: Ignition seting

Postby Otto Skorzeny » Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:11 am

That's about right. The manual says 7.5 degrees BTDC. but unless you have a digital timing light, I don't know how you'd get it exactly at 7.5.

I've seen some timing lights that allow you to set the desired timing advance and then a light will come on when you get the distributor turned just right.

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Re: Ignition seting

Postby Jelonek » Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:34 am

Yes I found everything in the Holly Bibel of Toronado :oops:
The timing light is no problem couse my friends have everything , the next time I want to check TDC ans ignition setting......


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