How to Adjust the Engine Timing With a Timing Light?

Answer Car engines are kept in sync through the use of a timing belt. If the belt is replaced, the belt must be timed. This ensures that all of the engine parts are turning at the proper time and in the p... Read More »

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How to Adjust the Timing on a 1979 350 Small Block Engine?

The Chevrolet 350 small block V-8 first appeared in the 1967 Camaro. The 350 was produced until 1992 and is probably the most popular, high-performance engine ever built and assuredly the most popu... Read More »

How to Set the Ignition Timing With No Timing Marks?

Ignition timing is when the distributor sends an electric spark into the engine to ignite the fuel. This fuel ignition is what powers the car. The sequence in which this happens is very finely bala... Read More »

How do I Set the Timing on a 1970 Olds 442 With a 455 Engine?

The 1970 Oldsmobile 442 with a 455-cubic-inch engine can be considered a classic by today's standards--one of the coveted muscle cars. It uses breaker point ignition and a standard distributor to s... Read More »

How to Time a Chevy With a Timing Light?

Chevrolet vehicles keep the engine working at peak efficiency by using a timing system to run the ignition and pistons in sync. This is accomplished by the use of a timing belt or chain, depending ... Read More »