Find top dead centre on the compression stroke (approximately).
Look in the primary case for a timing mark on the rotor.
Rotate the engine backward slightly until the rotor mark lines up with the pointer.
This is where you want the points to just open,when the advance unit is at full advance.
If you twist the points cam fully anti-clockwise against the springs until it hits the stop,it will be in the fully advanced position.
Move the points plate until you can get the points to just barely open,when you twist the cam right to the stop.
If the ignition is turned on,and you are listening to a radio,you will hear a loud crackle exactly when the points just open.For best results,put the radio between stations and turn it up loud.
I'm kicking around the idea of ordering a personalized license plate for my 79' Bonneville and thought it would be fun to solicit ideas from members here, particularly those of you who live in the UK. Looking for a slang term or word used in the UK that would sum up one's pride in their ride. I...
Hi All, Getting closer to tear down on my motor. Kibblewhite is not far from me & I can just drive to them.
Question.... Anybody have personal experience with Black Diamond valves? Which guides did you use? Manganese Bronze or C630?
How many miles did guides & stems last?
Hello everyone. I am new to this thread. My girlfriend recently inherited a 1967 T120R. We had it serviced recently to get it up and running again. When it came back, it was running great. However, being the idiot that I am, I messed with (what I believe to be) the throttle stop screws because I...
i have a 1980 t140e frame that i want to mate with an earlier (i think) centre stand which came with my 76 t140 (it came with 2 - one with the leg cut off (in the pic) and one unmolested - which is fitted to the 76)
the frame has smooth bores for the pivot bolt which is about 15/32 - not quite...
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