How to Adjust a 1985 Ford Ignition Timing?

Answer Ford used a TFI (thick film ignition) type power control module (PCM) in their 1985 year-model vehicles. The PCM receives information about engine conditions from the crankshaft position sensor and... Read More »

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How to Adjust the Ignition Timing in a Ford Mustang 5.0?

The timing on a Ford Mustang 5.0 is computer controlled. The timing starts with the hall-effect sensor in the distributor, where the signal is picked up relative to the position of top dead center ... Read More »

How to Adjust Ignition Timing on a TR6?

Properly set ignition timing on a Triumph TR6 is crucial to the correct running of the engine. If the timing is off, the engine will not run its best and performance will suffer as a consequence. A... Read More »

How to Adjust Ignition Timing?

Unless there is a specific reason to alter the ignition timing on a new car, it should be left alone. Modern cars are timed to fire the spark plugs by the computer program, and altering the timing ... Read More »

How to Change the Ignition Switch on a 1985 Ford Ranger?

The ignition switch on your 1985 Ford Ranger comes equipped with special brake-off head screws impossible to remove with a regular screwdriver or similar tool. You can remove the screws at home, ho... Read More »