1997 EL Facon GLI Timing Problem - 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 > Australian Ford's Discussion > E-Series Falcons
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-29-2004, 04:04   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 2
1997 EL Facon GLI Timing Problem

I have a problem with the timing on my EL Falcon GLI. At 20600 k's she lost the coolant and wrecked the motor. I have started fitting a motor ex EF. Some differences were encountered such as castings in the inlet and switches for the ECU. The place where I bought the motor fitted the Bosch Distributor from the old motor but it appears wrong. Haynes Manual tells me little as they have the N0.1 Spark plug lead coming off the Distrutor on the engine side when in fact the cap is marked N0.1 on the opposite side. Has anyone any timing info on this motor. I hope so
ELofATime is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-29-2004, 04:08   #2 (permalink)
known as tibbo
 
RaceCraft's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Brisbane
Posts: 2,033
Re: 1997 EL Facon GLI Timing Problem

so they put the dizzy in 180 degrees out? or just clipped the cap on ass about?

what exactly is it you want to know?
does it run?
RaceCraft is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2004, 04:20   #3 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 2
Re: 1997 EL Facon GLI Timing Problem

It runs now after a lot of messing about. TheHaynes book seems to refer to older equipment. The cap only goes one way. The makers saw to that by moulding a key in the system. Shows the reliability of after market publications.
I was looking to see if anyone had any up to date literature on the problem but managed to get it right by trial and error. Thanks for your interest
ELofATime is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Australian Ford's Discussion > E-Series Falcons



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
Stuttering EL Falcon Problem Nightstalker Trans | Driveline 6 07-13-2004 01:59
Isuues: EL XR into EF GLi EvilChief Inline 6 Tech 3 03-17-2004 10:46
Differences between EL GLi and EL Fairmont Ghia? josh.c General Tech 8 01-26-2004 18:47
Timing sprocket problem - BA russellw Australian Falcons 14 08-01-2003 23:10

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 21:03.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.