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

Answer 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 »

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How to Set the Ignition Timing on a 1980 302 Ford Mustang?

Ford first used the 302 engine in the 1968 Mustang because of its power, light weight and small size. Due to the fuel shortage of the 1970s, Ford substantially reduced the horsepower of the 302 in ... Read More »

How to Adjust the Timing in a Ford Mustang?

Adjusting the timing on a Ford mustang requires special tools and a working knowledge of engine mechanics. A Ford Mustang with distributed timing needs occasional maintenance for maximum fuel econo... Read More »

How to Adjust a 1985 Ford Ignition Timing?

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 »

How do I Adjust the Timing on an 1989 Ford Mustang?

The 1989 Mustang uses Ford's EEC-IV ignition system, which features an ignition module mounted to the side of the distributor and computer controlled timing. However, the computer controls on this ... Read More »