Ignition and Timing

Ignition and Timing

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An essential guide to ignition and timing, for classic car owners and restorers. Aimed at both keen amateurs and professionals alike, Ignition and Timing covers the history and evolution of the automotive ignition system, and how to fit, modify and maintain your system for optimum timing and maximum performance. Topics covered include understanding and fault-testing the coil ignition system; post-war distributors and aftermarket systems; how to fit electronic ignitions and modify the distributor, including twin-point distributors; rebuilding and maintenance; Lucas, Delco and Bosch systems; identification charts for your distributor and finally, how to achieve optimum timing and how to use a timing light. Fully illustrated with 90 colour images and 10 diagrams.A Guide to Rebuilding, Repair and Replacement Colin Beever ... marks for engine speeds other than idle, even though timing data may be given for other speeds in the workshop manual. ... any other timing marks), and hence can be used to check service data where no suitable timing marks are provided on the fanbelt pulley or flywheel. ... A nonadvance timing light fires at exactly the same instant that the.

Title:Ignition and Timing
Author:Colin Beever
Publisher:Crowood - 2015-06-30


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