IGNITION TIMIMG...2.3 efi - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Ford Mustang Forum
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Insurance Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

Ford Mustang Forum This forum is for the discussion of all Ford Mustang models, including the Ford Mustang, Ford Mustang Convertible and Ford Mustang Coupe and all older/classic models and submodels.

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-06-2001, 09:31   #1 (permalink)
Posts: n/a

Hey there,
I'm working on my 2.3 efi lx Mustang , (an 89)
and I cannot find any data on the ignition timing in my book.
Currently I have about 6 degrees of advance from idle (1k) to around 3K
is this right?
what are the degree positions I shpould be looking for......idle , 3K, etc....
Any all information on this would be helpful,
My acceleration is a little sluggish, but cruising is fine
Thanks in advance (TIA)
  Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 05-11-2001, 07:33   #2 (permalink)
Bronco Ranger XLT Member
LoneRangerXLT's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Tennessee, USA, Earth
Posts: 31

Trev, if you have DIS (no distributor), then timing is not adjustable. However, if you have a distributor, the initial timing is adjustable. The specs are listed on an emissions sticker on the firewall or radiator brace, or fenderwell. When you check, make sure you disconnect vacuum line to dist, or if you don't have vacuum line, disconnect the single wire connector above the harness connector for the ignition module. It makes it easier to read if you mark timing marks on crankshaft pulley with chalk. Once initial timing is set, then plug in single wire connector, and see if timing advances with engine RPM. If you have a manual transmission, 6 deg initial is right on. If auto, timing should be a little higher, maybe as much as 12 deg. At 3000 RPM, you should be getting max advance, around 27 deg, more or less. Hope some of this helps. Don
78 Bronco Ranger XLT, 351M, 4 sp, Trailer Special
LoneRangerXLT is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Ford Mustang Forum

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
XF carby fuel pump and EFI pump Chad_XF Inline 6 Tech 5 06-12-2003 05:58
jaycar ignition qwikcorty Cleveland Tech 3 04-26-2003 06:10
XF I6 EFI fuel psi pressure vs. EB-EL EFI V8 fuel psi pressure MadMax Inline 6 Tech 15 06-13-2002 00:46
Can ECU cars be tuned for PULP? EA S General Tech 26 12-07-2001 22:09
Direct Fire Ignition hyc GTS Ford Probe Forum | Mazda MX6 Forum 24 11-28-2001 09:22

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:48.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.