How to Check Distributor Centrifugal and Vacuum Advance?

Answer Centrifugal and vacuum advance in a distributor seem like an intricate operational system. In fact, it is an ingenious mechanism to match the spark in the ignition system with the movement of your ... 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 a Vacuum Advance Works?

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 »