How to Determine the Ignition Timing on an Engine?

Answer If your engine is running a little bit rough, adjusting the ignition timing might help. Ignition timing has to do with the point at which spark occurs in the cylinder relative to the position of th... Read More »

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How to Set Ignition Timing in a 1995 460 Engine?

The 1995 Ford F-350 has a 460-cubic-inch big block engine. The F-350 is the largest of Ford's popular series of pickup trucks. This truck is commonly used for utility, construction and towing purpo... 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 »

Ignition Timing Vs. Valve Timing?

Ignition systems refer to multi-component systems used in vehicles to ignite the fuel-air or combustion mixture needed for the internal combustion engine to function. This ignition process is perfo... Read More »

How to Adjust the Engine Timing With a Timing Light?

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 »