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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-28-06, 02:31 AM Thread Starter
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Ignition timing for 351C

I am (still) trying to find out what timing setting to use with my MSD ready to run dizzy. Eg: initial advance and which spring/bush combination to use. I am experiancing pinging (closed chamber heads opend out) at around 90Km/h cruising on and off throttle. The vacuum advance is still there and I am reluctant to take it off.
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2113675IN.33/73 286
EX.78/35 293
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Anyone with similar please let me know your settings.

1978 XC Fairmont GXL, Emerald green, Jade Int. 351C, 750 VAC, C10, 9" LSD
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Re: Ignition timing for 351C

I would guess 14 -16 intial plus 16 mech, forget to vac.
Mine doesnt like more than 30 total!
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