How a Vacuum Advance Works?

Answer When an engine is at idle, it experiences high manifold vacuum. If you have ever popped a vacuum line off of an idling automobile engine, then you have heard the loud hiss that results. That is man... Read More »

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How to Hook a Vacuum Advance Into a Full Manifold Vacuum?

The vacuum advance mechanism is designed to increase the spark timing once the engine is started. It allows the timing to be retarded for the purpose of starting. As soon as the engine is started, ... Read More »

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What is vacuum advance?

Vacuum advance is a technique used in most engines to change ignition timing based on power requirements. These systems are often used in addition to mechanical advance, and they help to improve p... Read More »

How to Replace the Vacuum Advance?

The vacuum advance in your vehicle sits inside the distributor and is designed to assist in keeping the distributor cool as well as improve idling and throttle response. The vacuum advance is a sma... Read More »