How to Set the Points on a Ford 390?

Answer From its inception in 1961, Ford's 390 cubic-inch, big-block engine had one set of ignition points underneath the distributor cap. As the spindle in the center of the distributor turns, a cam at th... Read More »

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How to Set the Points in a Ford 8N?

Setting the points of an 8N tractor is the process of adjusting the gap between two parts in the distributor. Understanding the function of a feeler gauge, and knowing how to use a feeler gauge to ... Read More »

How to Install Ignition Points on a Ford?

Ignition points were used in most vehicles before the advent of electronic ignitions. Ford used points in its ignition systems until the mid-1970s when it introduced the electronic system in its ve... Read More »

What Are the Specs on Points on a 1973 Ford?

By 1973, the Ford Motor Company had been making cars for 70 years. During this time, the company added many safety and convenience features but still used the same breaker-point ignition that it in... Read More »

Who holds the record for most points scored at Assembly Hall with 42 points?

In 1987, Indiana's Steve Alford scored a record-setting 42 points at Assembly Hall. That night, Alford led the second-ranked Hoosiers to an 84-80 win against Michigan State in Bloomington, Indiana.... Read More »